11 results. Displaying results 1 - 11.
- Subject Aquatic Remove filter Aquatic
- Department Ethnology Remove filter Ethnology
- Subject Marine Remove filter Marine
- Subject Fauna Remove filter Fauna
- Subject International conflicts Remove filter International conflicts
- Subject War Remove filter War
- Department Zoology Remove filter Zoology
- Department Paleontology Remove filter Paleontology
A stuffed long-tailed, long-eared native bat which is mounted in a black wooden box with a glass front. The box also contains dried plants.
Three unmodified 'cat's eye' shells. " Guadalcanal 1943. Turned up when the American Engineers were forming the road with their Bull-dozers" is written on an accompanying label.
Left and right mandibles of a kurī (Polynesian dog). Two incisors are missing. The mandibles are attached to an uncatalogued kurī cranium.
Three unmodified mottled cowrie shells.
A fossilised oyster (Crassostrea ingens) shell. It is a large, amorphous, thick, scaly, laminate shell.
A relatively small fossilised crab (tumidocarcinus giganteus) encased within an oval siltstone concretion. The upperside of crab is visible - smooth, evenly rounded, but somewhat flattened back to its carapace - fine raised dots all over the surface. Parts of the legs have broken away - presumably with other half of concretion. Both chelae are hidden under concretion.
A fossilised crab (Tumidocarcinus giganteus) encased within an oval siltstone concretion. The underside of the crab is visible and the right chelae is larger than the left.
A large Nautilus fossil.
A fossilised oyster (Crassostrea ingens) shell. It is a long, thick, scaly, laminate shell.
A fossilised oyster (Crassostrea ingens) shell. It is a large, thick, scaly, laminate shell.
A dark grey fossilized whale vertebrae. It is the centrum from a lumbar vertebra from the lower back of a small to medium sized adult baleen whale. The vertebra has been bored by small pholad shellfish after the whale died. Erosion has resulted in a smooth surface.