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Name/Title
Teleogryllus commodus (Cricket). A medium sized cricket. It is a dark brown colour. The wings are folded over the back. The hind legs covered in spines.
Accession No
A100.199

Name/Title
A small cluster of white quartz crystals.
Accession No
A100.827

Name/Title
A small irregular shaped mineral. It is a cobalt blue colour and is likely to be copper ore.
Accession No
A100.834

Name/Title
A collection of 24 bones from the flipper of a blue whale ( Balaenoptera musculus ).Some of these bones have been partly reconstructed with plaster and painted.
Accession No
A70.606

Name/Title
Pig's mandible - all teeth still present. Two tusks on the left hand side - one on the right. Tusks 5.5cm and 4.5 long. In good condition.
Accession No
A70.715

Name/Title
Pig mandible - previously painted with gold coloured paint but this has chipped off. One tusk almost circular, has grown into the mandible and is visible from the inside. Other tusk is worn away.
Accession No
A70.717

Name/Title
A water eroded scapula from an unidentified species of dolphin.
Accession No
A78.573

Name/Title
A skeleton of a juvenile New Zealand Fur Seal (Arctocephalus forsteri).
Accession No
A78.577

Name/Title
A skull and mandible of a Leopard Seal (Hydrurga leptonyx). The skull has been broken into several pieces before being glued back together and the mandible appears to have been broken in half. Three top teeth are missing and some small chips of bone are also missing from various places. There are a number of pencil marks on the bone which it appears were used to help glue the skull together.
Accession No
A78.578

Name/Title
Three unmodified mottled cowrie shells.
Accession No
A86.987

Name/Title
A Mineral Specimens of New Zealand box set which contains 96 small mounted samples of rocks and minerals, each which are named with a printed label. Many of these labels also include location information. The box is rectangular with a hinged lid and is covered with an embossed gold coloured paper. The hinged lid is lined and fitted with a label on the top and underside which features a hei tiki design. " MINERAL SPECIMENS / OF / NEW ZEALAND " is marked on the label along with fern and kowhaiwhai type patterns. " SET X1 / CARNEGIE " 96 PIECES " is marked on a paper label stuck to the underside of the lid.
Accession No
A92.964

Name/Title
A fossilized iron concretion which resembles the shape of a human finger.
Accession No
A92.975

Name/Title
A small egg-shaped bezoar. A small section of the outer layer missing from middle.
Accession No
A92.977

Salmon pink Stichaster australis starfish. The starfish has a tough leathery skin with numerous rounded granules embedded in it. The starfish has eleven arms and some of the arms are shorter than others. The shortest is only 5.5cm long and the longest is 9cm.
Accession No
A96.335

A dried jaw from a cookie cutter shark (Isistius brasiliensis).
Accession No
A96.988

Name/Title
A vertebrae from an unidentified species of whale. The vertebrae is slightly encrusted with soil and the tips of the bone are battered and numerous pieces of bone are missing.
Accession No
A97.713

A dried and faded Spiny pipefish (Solegnathus spinosissimus) specimen. Light brown in colour with the odd spot of darker colouring. It has a long snout. The tail curls at the end.
Accession No
A98.746

A dried and faded spiny pipefish (Solegnathus spinosissimus) specimen. It is a grey colour with black specks. The specks are sand adhered to the surface. There is a slight curl at the end of the tail.
Accession No
A98.747

A small dried and faded large-bellied seahorse (Hippocampus abdominalis) specimen. The tail folds back under the body of the seahorse. It is a light brown colour.
Accession No
A98.748

Name/Title
A small dried and faded large-bellied seahorse (Hippocampus abdominalis) specimen. It is a grey-brown colour. The tail curls at the ends.
Accession No
A98.749

Name/Title
Samana falcatella. A medium sized moth. It is predominantly whitish in colour. The forewings are a pale brownish colour with a few dark brown lines.
Accession No
A99.589

Name/Title
Samana falcatella. A medium sized moth. It is predominantly whitish in colour. The forewings are a pale brownish colour with a few dark brown lines.
Accession No
A99.652

Name/Title
Samana falcatella. A medium sized moth. It is predominantly whitish in colour. The forewings are a pale brown colour with a few dark brown lines.
Accession No
A99.653

Name/Title
Xyridacma alectoraria. A large sized moth. It is a light pale brown colour with black flecks all over the wings and body. Almost has a papery look to it.
Accession No
A99.654

Name/Title
Xyridacma alectoraria. A large sized moth. It is a light brown in colour with two spots on each wing both the fore and hind wings.
Accession No
A99.655
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