Crustacea collection (Cru) at UiO NHM, Oslo

Latest version published by University of Oslo on May 12, 2023 University of Oslo
Publication date:
12 May 2023
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Cnidarians, Echinoderms and Crustaceans make up the bulk of the collection. It is mainly marine specimens for Norwegian waters, but the collection also contain specimens from other parts of the world as well as freshwater specimens. The most notable part is the crustaceans collected by G. O. Sars.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Wilhelmsen Å I, Bachmann L, Rindal E (2023). Crustacea collection (Cru) at UiO NHM, Oslo. Version 1.6. University of Oslo. Occurrence dataset.


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The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Oslo. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 70bf8d53-be76-4390-920a-300eee146141.  University of Oslo publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Norway.


Occurrence. crustacea; Specimen


Åse Ingvild Wilhelmsen
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo
Postboks 1172, Blindern
0318 Oslo
Lutz Bachmann
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
University of Oslo, Natural history museum
Postboks 1172, Blindern
0318 Oslo
Eirik Rindal
  • Metadata Provider
Natural history museum, University of Oslo
0318 Oslo

Geographic Coverage

Mostly Norwegian marine specimens, but also contains specimens form the rest of the world.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-73, -179.81], North East [85.85, 179.76]

Taxonomic Coverage


Family Campanulariidae, Lafoeidae, Haleciidae, Sertulariidae, Campanulinidae, Kirchenpaueriidae, Plumulariidae, Eudendriidae, Halopterididae, Aglaopheniidae, Bougainvilliidae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 0017-01-09 / 0011-11-09

Collection Data

Collection Name Krepsdyssamlingen
Collection Identifier
Parent Collection Identifier
Specimen preservation methods Alcohol,  Microscopic preparation,  Dried

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 70bf8d53-be76-4390-920a-300eee146141