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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
LocalityMartin Marietta Quarry, New Bern
Institution CodeNcsm
Collection CodeNcsm-invertpaleo
Catalog Number8541
Collected ByCarter, J. - Unc Chapel Hill

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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Invertebrate Paleontology Collection contains approximately 56,000+ specimens (11,000+ lots). Founded in the late 1800s, the collection consists of approximately 80% North Carolina material, although 40 states, 39 countries, and more than 1400 species are represented. The Invertebrate Paleontology Collection currently contains 17 holotype and 54 paratype specimens, a representative North Carolina and Southeast regional collection of Cenozoic and Mesozoic molluscan, echinoderm and crustacean fossils, along with a small but significant collection of Ediacaran body and trace fossils from south central North Carolina. The Invertebrate Paleontology Collection houses individual specimens, slabs containing multiple specimens, microfossils, matrix samples, and all supporting legacy data.


Name Ben Norton
RoleCollections Data Curator
Name Trish Weaver
RoleCollections Manager of Paleontology/Geology


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NCSM 8541 - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Invertebrate Paleontology Collection
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8028D650-6E8F-4CFE-8120-501A6B87AFB1. 8541. NCSM Invertebrate Paleontology Collection. . http://portal.idigbio.org/portal/recordsets/1c8d18f4-5af2-4d86-98d2-8a5ed06456e2. Accessed on September 19, 2018.
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Identified ByWeaver, P.
Date Identified2003
Catalog Number8541
Other Catalog NumbersNone
Preparationsmatrix block
Individual Count1
Institution CodeNCSM
Collection CodeNCSM-InvertPaleo
Occurrence ID8028D650-6E8F-4CFE-8120-501A6B87AFB1
Dataset NameNCSM Invertebrate Paleontology Collection
Basis of RecordFossilSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysical Object
Collection Event
Collected ByCarter, J. - UNC Chapel Hill
Field NumberIP-0096
Collection RemarksMatrix block
CountryUnited States
Country CodeUS
State / ProvinceNorth Carolina
ContinentNorth America
LocalityMartin Marietta Quarry, New Bern
Paleo Context
FormationRiver Bend
Earliest Era Or Lowest ErathemCenozoic
Latest Era Or Highest ErathemCenozoic
Earliest Period Or Lowest SystemPaleogene
Latest Period Or Highest SystemPaleogene
Earliest Epoch Or Lowest SeriesOligocene
Latest Epoch Or Highest SeriesOligocene
dcterms:rightsHolderNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
dwc:dispositionIn Collection-Site Collection
dcterms:bibliographicCitationNCSM 8541 - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Invertebrate Paleontology Collection
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