This dataset is the databased part of Sphaeriidae molluscs from the malacological collections of the Musée des Confluences (Lyon). It comprises 867 lots (19,310 individuals) belonging to the collections Mouthon, Terver, Michaud, Coutagne, Sayn, Martin Abbot, Bourguignat, etc. The complete collection of molluscs includes more than 500,000 specimens. Most specimens have been identified by Jacques Mouthon.
The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 877 records.
This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.
The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.
How to cite
Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Audibert C (2017). The Sphaeriids molluscs of the Musée des Confluences. Version 1.0. Musée des Confluences.
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This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 49ff3f7f-732e-4d23-8af0-ba79ed8dacb5. Musée des Confluences publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF France.
Occurrence; Specimen; fingernail clams; mollusca; bivalvia; musée des Confluences
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Europe, America, Africa
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
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|Start Date / End Date||1843-01-01 / 2017-01-01|
- Mouthon, J., Forcellini M. & Van Haaren T., 2018. Euglesa compressa (Bivalvia, Sphaeriidae), native of North America, a "hidden" species introduced in Western Europe before 1940. Basteria, 82(1-3): 50-54.
- Mouthon, J., 2017. Reconnaître Euglesia (Cyclocalyx) compressa Prime, 1852, une nouvelle espèce pour la faune de France. Folia Conchyliologica, 38 : 3-8.