Royal Ontario Museum Invertebrate Palaeontology Collection - Pteridophytes (ROM-ROMIP)
The ROM Invertebrate Palaeontology Collection is the second largest collection of this type in Canada (after the Geological Survey of Canada) and represents an irreplaceable systematic resource for researchers and students around the world about invertebrate fossils, fossilized plants, trace fossils, and microbial structures. The collection consists of about half a million specimens, including ca. 700 Holotypes, ca. 3,000 Paratypes, and ca. 10,000 figured and referred specimens.
Collections Technician: Maryam Akrami, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-416-586-5502
Curator: Jean-Bernard Caron, email@example.com
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 22 December 2022
Digital Metadata: EML File
Usage Rights: CC BY-NC (Attribution-Non-Commercial)
Rights Holder: Copyright Royal Ontario Museum
Cite this collection:
Royal Ontario Museum Invertebrate Palaeontology Collection - Pteridophytes. Occurrence dataset (ID: 7937ae1a-3714-4af2-a21d-746b2885fee4) accessed via the PteridoPortal Portal, /portal, 2023-03-30).
Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen's Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6
The PCC, and this data portal, were made possible by funding from the National Science Foundation’s Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC) program, grant numbers 1802504, 1802352, 1802134, 1802033, 1802270, 1802255, 1802239, 1802446, 1802305.
The pteridoportal taxonomic thesaurus is based on the Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World, generously provided by Michael Hassler.