Ghent University - Zoology Museum -…

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Ghent University - Zoology Museum - Vertebrate collection

Description

The Ghent University Zoological museum holds a scientific collection of vertebrate and invertebrate specimens and a collection of anatomic preparates. The museum dates from 1817 and the original idea was to curate a didactic collection for educational purposes. Ghent University Zoology Museum curates a vertebrate collection of over 6000 specimen. the vertebrate collection is divided in a "Comparative anatomy collection" of about 2000 specimen. A valuable historic collection of Professor Felix. Plateau and several smaller historic collection. Some specimens were bought or donated by the Antwerp Zoo. Some of the specimens belonged to animals living in the Ghent zoo which closed in 1905

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Originator
Dominick Verschelde
Ugent Ghent Belgium
Metadata author
Dimitri Brosens
Belgian Biodiversity Platform Kliniekstraat 1070 Brussels Belgium
Administrative contact
Dominick Verschelde
Ugent Ghent Belgium

doi:10.15468/u3fdk4

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Ghent University

Publication Date

Sep 19, 2016

Registration Date

May 4, 2010

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Belgium Biodiversity Platform

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Belgian BIF IPT

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Taxonomic Coverage

Vertebrates collection of Ugent!

SUBPHYLUM
Vertebrata

Methodology

Collections

Collection name

Museum voor dierkunde - Vertebraten collectie

Specimen Preservation method

Formalin