Malacology Collection Database

The Malacology (Shell) Collection at the Burke Museum holds approximately 75,000 specimen lots. We still are in the process of digitizing the collection. If you are interested in specimen and collection event data not found in the below search, please contact the Collection Manager ( for more information.

For Advanced Searches, please use the recommended formats [as indicated in brackets] following each field. To search for prior synonyms at the genus or species level, use the Express Search below the Advanced Search fields. For all searches, an asterisk (*) can be included as a wildcard.

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