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Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Brachiopoda Collection (Brachiopoda) [Brachiopodacollectie van het Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen]
Samyn, Y., Semal, P. (2020) Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Brachiopoda collection.

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Notes: In this dataset the records without coordinates (or any location identifier) have been filtered out. Those records will not be found in EMODnet Biology, EurOBIS and OBIS. The original datasets with all the records can be accessed in

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Brachiopoda collection contains 329 digitised specimens over 30 taxa (mostly species). This dataset only contains the marine species of the collection. The following classes are included: Articulata Huxley, 1869, Inarticulata Huxley, 1869.

Biology > Invertebrates
Marine/Coastal, Brachiopods, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, World Oceans, Brachiopoda, Craniata

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -149,4295; MinLat: -70,5165 - MaxLong: 175,0833; MaxLat: 72 [WGS84]
World Oceans [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
4 October 1800 - August 2009

Taxonomic coverage
Brachiopoda [WoRMS]
Craniata [WoRMS]

Data collections

Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen (IRScNB/KBIN)data creator
Samyn, Yves

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Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2018-07-19
Information last updated: 2020-04-30
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