Welcome to the Invertebrate Zoology Collections Data
The Collection of Invertebrates contains all invertebrate groups except insects and other primarily terrestrial arthropods. The collections currently exceed 353,000 catalogued lots (= specimen series) with continuing growth. Research and collecting traditionally focused on the phylum Mollusca with more than 330,000 cataloged lots. Non-mollusk invertebrates are represented by ca. 13,000 cataloged lots with the Arthropoda (ca. 50%), Annelida (20 %), Echinodermata (8 %), Cnidaria (7%) and Porifera (5 %) best represented.
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