LACM Dinosaur Institute

Occurrence
Latest version published by Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County on Aug 31, 2023 Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Publication date:
31 August 2023
License:
CC0 1.0

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Description

The Dinosaur Institute (DI) houses the museum's collection of Mesozoic tetrapods (four-limbed vertebrates), dating from 250 million years ago to 65.5 million years ago. This collection includes fossils of dinosaurs spanning the Mesozoic Era, as well as fossils of other tetrapods that lived alongside the dinosaurs, such as flying and marine reptiles, crocodiles, turtles, amphibians, and early mammals.

Data Records

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1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

Occurrence (core)
98
Multimedia 
298

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Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: c238aded-a4a8-4d3f-9cd7-ca39240daa56.  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

William Mertz
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Database Manager
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd
90007 Los Angeles
CA
US
Maureen Walsh
  • Originator
Collection Manager; Dinosaur Institute
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd
90007 Los Angeles
CA
US
Cat Chapman

Geographic Coverage

United States of America

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers c238aded-a4a8-4d3f-9cd7-ca39240daa56
https://ipt.idigbio.org/resource?r=lacm-dinos