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UC Berkeley's massive egg collection helps project up for possible Webby - UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley
The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology's egg and nest collection contains some 200 nests and 12,800 egg sets from across North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. The first specimen was collected in 1843, and the smallest is a hummingbird egg weighing just two ...

UC Berkeley museum cracks open door collection of 50000 eggs - Daily Californian

Daily Californian
One of the largest fossilized egg and nest collections in North America is housed at UC Berkeley's Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and was recently used by researchers in a study to trace the evolution of egg shape. The museum, hatched in 1908, contains ...

This Old Bottle Of Booze Has No Historic Value, But It's Part Of A Museum's Permanent Collection Anyway - HuffPost

This Old Bottle Of Booze Has No Historic Value, But It's Part Of A Museum's Permanent Collection Anyway. “In the museum world, we hear about curators discovering new species of dinosaurs, or something. In this case, we didn't find an amazing dinosaur ...

ANSP Malacology Collection

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - United States

Malacology Collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. This database contains records related to 460,000 lots maintained in the malacology department. These records are derived from

1.detailed computer records for material entering the collection since 1976, and
2records digitized from the handwritten catalogues, which were started in 1890.

Records derived from the handwritten catalogues often lack identifications, or have identifications that are out of date, so we are currently inventorying the collection to capture the current identification of each lot. Since January 2011, more than 260,000 lots have been inventoried.


Malacology is the branch of invertebrate zoology which deals with the study of the Mollusca (mollusks or molluscs), the second-largest phylum of animals in terms of described species after the arthropods. Mollusks include snails and slugs, clams, octopus and squid, and numerous other kinds, many (but by no means all) of which have shells. At Malacology-Asia, we are devoted to bring you specimens that cater to beginners right up to the specialist

Malacology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
United States

Information from Wikipedia on the study of mollusks, with a list of societies and journals.

Plasmid collection

Catalog of new plasmids available, with links to research bibliography at Department of Molecular Biology, University of Ghent, Belgium.

Entomology Collection

Searchable database from the at the University of Alberta, Canada, that includes images of many specimens.

Warblers Collection
United States

Collection of about 4000 audio files (in RealPlayer format) of North American wood-warblers.

Tillandsia Collection

Andreas Boker shows her collection, with images of many species. English and German.

Marine Collection
United States

Small photograph gallery of microscopic algae, phytoplankton and diatoms.

Bird Skull Collection
United Kingdom

Images and data about skulls of western Palearctic and Tropical species, with complete skeletons of some species.

John's Sphingidae Collection
United States

Photographs of a personal collection from the Netherlands.

The Internet Bird Collection
United States

Video library of footage of the world's birds, sponsored by the Handbook of the Birds of the World.