Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS-INVERT)

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science Marine Invertebrate Collection holds a diverse group of worldwide specimens, the largest portion being marine shells followed by terrestrial and freshwater shells, corals and echinoderms. The mid-sized collection dates from the early 1900's.
Contacts: Paula Cushing, Andrew Doll, paula.cushing@dmns.org, Andrew.Doll@dmns.org
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 1 June 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 31,431 specimen records
  • 21,975 (70%) georeferenced
  • 1,137 (4%) with images (3,174 total images)
  • 29,903 (95%) identified to species
  • 504 families
  • 2,582 genera
  • 8,742 species
  • 9,035 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics