The Burke’s Malacology Collection began in the 1890s and today is estimated to include approximately 250,000 specimens (learn more about the history of the collection). For a description of notable sub-collections, see below.
- Marine mollusc shells from the Indo-Pacific
- Marine mollusc shells from the Pacific Northwest
- Terrestrial and freshwater snails and clams from Washington
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We are still in the process of digitizing the Malacology Collection. Search the collection database.