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KU Museum of Invertebrate Paleontology

Specimen Records: 323,936
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-12-18

The University of Kansas invertebrate paleontology collection is ranked among the top 10 largest fossil invertebrate collections in the country and has over 850,000 fossil invertebrate and microfossil specimens from all over the world, including more than 8,200 type or figured specimens. These specimens have been used for research by paleontologists for over 120 years. The collection has taxonomic strengths in Cambrian trilobites from Antarctica and the Great Basin, United States; Upper Paleozoic invertebrates of the mid-continent; Cambrian soft-bodied faunas from Utah; Mesozoic cephalopods from the mid-continent. Research access to the collections is arranged on a case-by-case basis.

Contacts

Name Julien Kimmig
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjkimmig@ku.edu
Name Julien Kimmig
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjkimmig@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Bruce Lieberman
RoleCurator
Emailblieber@ku.edu
  • Data Corrected
  • Data Use
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This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
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