CAS Invertebrate Zoology (IZ)

Latest version published by California Academy of Sciences on Mar 29, 2016 California Academy of Sciences

The electronic catalog of the invertebrate zoology collection at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

Data Records

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GBIF Registration

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Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Stanley Blum
Research Information Manager
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse Dr. 94118 San Francisco CA +1 (415) 379-5189

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Christina Piotrowski
IZ Collections Manager, Department of Invertebrate Zoology & Geology
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse Dr. 94118 San Francisco CA US +1 (415) 379-5256
http://www.calacademy.org/staff/ibss/invertebrate-zoology-and-geology/christina-piotrowski

Who filled in the metadata:

Jon Fong
Programmer
California Academy of Sciences 55 Music Concourse Dr. 94118 San Francisco CA +1 (415) 379-5280

Geographic Coverage

Invertebrate animals from global localities, with an emphasis in the eastern Pacific and Indopacific. (Animalia less vertebrates, insects, arachnids, and myriapods). The collection holds an estimated 15,000,000 specimens in 750,000 lots. Approximately half of the collection is stored in fluid preservative, the other half is dry preserved.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 44bcde48-ac71-46f2-bf73-24fc3c008b6c
http://ipt.calacademy.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=invz