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Natural History Museum Rotterdam (NL) - Mollusca collection

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West-Palearctic and tropical Bivalves, with emphasis on Mytilidae, Pectinidae, Mactridae and Veneridae. Taxa: Arcoida, Myoida, Mytiloida, Nuculoida, Ostreoida, Pholadomyoida, Pterioida, Solemyoida, Trigonioida, Veneroida. Important collection West-Palearctic marine Gastropods and micromollusks, as well as a representative collection non-West-Palearctic gastropods. Representative collection of European land- en freshwater snails. Taxa: Caenogastropoda, Cocculiniformia, Heterobranchia, Neritimorpha, Opistobranchia, Patellogastropoda, Pulmonata, Vetigastropoda. The Polyplacophora collection holds the private collection of Frans J.A. Slieker, author of 'Chitons of the World' (2000) and is the second largest in the Netherlands after the collection of the 'Nederlands Centrum voor Biodiversiteit Naturalis (Leiden)'. Emphasis on West-Palearctic species. Taxa: Leptochitonidae, Hanleyidae, Mopaliidae, Ischnochitonidae, Schizochitonidae, Chitonidae, Cryptoplacidae, Acanthochitonidae. Representative collection West-Palearctic scaphopoda. Small, but representative collection of non-West-Palearctic species. Taxa: Gadilinidae, Dentaliidae, Fustiariidae, Laevidentaliidae, Entalinidae, Pulsellidae, Gadalidae. Important collections of Eocene (Paris Basin), Miocene (Winterswijk, Miste, Dingden) and Pliocene/Pleistocene mollusks (Westerschelde, de Kaloot, Antwerp Harbour). Taxa: Arcoida, Caenogastropoda, Cocculiniformia, Dentaliida, Gadilida, Heterobranchia, Myoida, Mytiloida, Neritimorpha, Nuculoida, Opistobranchia, Ostreoida, Patellogastropoda, Pholadomyoida, Pterioida, Pulmonata, Sepiida, Veneroida, Vetigastropoda.

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Date range: Jan 1, 1838 - Dec 31, 1012

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Administrative contact
Henry van der Es van der Es
Collection Manager
Natural History Museum Rotterdam Westzeedijk 345, Rotterdam NL, NL-3015 AA NL-3015 AA Rotterdam Netherlands +31-(0)10-4364222
Metadata author
Frans J.A. Slieker
Collection Manager
Natural History Museum Rotterdam Westzeedijk 345 NL-3015 AA Rotterdam Netherlands +31-(0)10-4364222
Originator
Frans J.A. Slieker
Collection Manager
Natural History Museum Rotterdam Westzeedijk 345 NL-3015 AA Rotterdam Netherlands +31-(0)10-4364222

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Natural History Museum Rotterdam

Publication Date

Oct 14, 2014

Registration Date

Feb 7, 2013

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Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility (NLBIF)

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mollusca

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mollusca (molluscs)

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NLBIF P.O. Box 93102 NL-1090 BC Amsterdam Netherlands +31 20 5255496

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