Ghent University - Zoology Museum - …

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Summary

Full Title

Ghent University - Zoology Museum - Invertebrate collection

Description

Founded in 1817 the Zoology Museum aimed to assemble a scientific collection of preserved animals to illustrate the zoology courses given at the University of Gent. Nowadays the collection is still used and studied by university students, but on the same time the museum is made more accessible to a larger public. Ghent University Zoology Museum curates a collection of over 7000 invertebrate specimen. This dataset holds all invertebrates in the collection, except the insects and nematodes.

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

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

doi:10.15468/ok9kps

Published by

Ghent University

Publication Date

Mar 15, 2017

Registration Date

May 4, 2010

Hosted by

Belgium Biodiversity Platform

Served by

Belgian BIF IPT

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External Data

Metadata Documents

Geographic Coverage

Global collection

Other Contacts

User
Dimitri dimitri.brosens@inbo.be

Taxonomic Coverage

SUBPHYLUM
Invertebrata