Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Crustacean Collection
The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) Crustacean Collection was established in 1981 and consists of about 19000 databased specimens and additional material that is not yet registered. The majority of the specimens have been collected from locations in Northern Australia. The collection includes 225 holotypes and over 370 paratype lots.
Specimens can be lent to workers at other institutions upon application and the MAGNT also welcomes visiting researchers.
The collection was established in 1981 and continues to the present.
Some of the collection’s strengths are the tropical Palaemonid and Alpheid shrimps and Brachyuran crabs. It also contains substantial holdings of Amphipods and Isopods.
Mostly from the Northern Territory with some material from northern Western Australia and Queensland.
Number of specimens in the collection
The estimated number of specimens in the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Crustacean Collection is 19,000.
Of these 19,000 are databased. This represents 100.0 % of the collection.
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Metadata last updated on 2017-01-09 19:11:53.0
Digitised records available through the Atlas
The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Crustacean Collection has an estimated 19,000 specimens.
The collection has databased 100.0 % of these (19,000 records).
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