University of Michigan Museum of Zoology - Mollusks (UMMZ-MOL)

The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology serves as the nucleus for the study of animal diversity on campus, focusing on the evolutionary origins of the planet’s animal species, their genetic information and the ecosystems they form. UMMZ houses world-class collections that span almost 200 years of regional and global biodiversity supporting a multi-faceted research and teaching program.
Contact: Taehwan Lee, Collection Manager (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 18 September 2017
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 26,724 occurrence
  • 13,654 (51%) georeferenced
  • 10,326 (39%) with images
  • 21,691 (81%) identified to species
  • 11 families
  • 30 genera
  • 237 species
  • 245 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Geographic Distribution
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