The invertebrate type specimen collection at the Swedish Museum of Natural History houses over 8,000 lots of which about 6,600 have been verified (2015). 55% of the collection is georeferenced. The collection houses a large proportion of the type specimens collected by Ch. Erséus, A. J. Malmgren, A. Warén, O. Carlgren, S. Lovén, S. Boström, U. Jondelius, S. Stöhr, A. V. Ljungman, H. Théel, and S. Bock.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.

The Invertebrates Type Specimen Collection includes members from the following taxa:
Mollusca constitute about 20% of the type specimen collection. Other well represented groups are Polychaeta, Oligochaeta, Anthozoa and Amphipoda and Echinodermata..

Geographic range

The specimens are collected worldwide, largely from Sweden, United States, Svalbard, Chile, Norway, Australia, Falkland Islands, Russia and Antarctica.

Number of specimens in the collection

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