The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Invertebrate Paleontology (LACMIP), recently acquired the California State University at Northridge (CSUN) fossil collection. The CSUN collection, which was accessioned by LACMIP in July 2001, is mostly regional (southern California) in scope and predominantly comprised of invertebrates, although a few vertebrate and plant fossils are included. This acquisition will add 26 cabinets containing approximately 3,500 lots, or about 45,000–50,000 specimens. The CSUN collection acquisition also includes a three-volume set of locality number registers for the >1,600 localities fossil localities and an accompanying map collection; thus the specimens are well documented with precise...

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