Lund Zoological Museum in Sweden


Lund Zoological Museum




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Local name Zoologiska museet i Lund, Biologiska museet/Lunds universitet
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Founded1735
Opened for public1917
Closed down2011
Address Sölvegatan 37
Zip-code 223 62
Place Lund
Country Sweden
Website Website
Telephone+46462228966

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Description

Lund Zoological Museum, located at Sölvegatan 37, in Lund, Sweden , was founded in 1735, opened for public in 1917. Lund Zoological Museum closed down in 2011 in Lund, .

Taxidermy specimens


Lund Zoological Museum has in its collection 3 elephantine taxidermy specimens with records in this database:

(Measurements of teeth and body parts follow the system described by Maglio (1973; P = plate number, L = length, W = width, H = height, LF = lamellar frequency)


    Scheldt Mammoth Accession nr: Lzzz 0335. Received: Scheldt Mammoth (fossil)
    Species: Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius)
    * Born at Europe unspecified location † Dead at Mouth of the Scheldt estuary
    Death: unknown Death reason: unknown (N/A) at mouth of river Scheldt,
    Body, bone or dental material: one molar,

    Arrie Mammoth Accession nr: Lzzz 3055. Received: 1934-00-00 Arrie Mammoth (fossil)
    Species: Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius)
    * Born ca 15,900 years ago at Europe unspecified location † Dead ca 15,900 years ago at Arrie site
    Death: unknown Death reason: unknown (N/A)
    Discovered as fossil 1934 at Arrie, Lockarp,
    Body, bone or dental material: 2 tusks,

    Lockarp Mammoth Accession nr: Lzzz 3303. Lab Code: LU-796. Received: 1939-00-00 Lockarp Mammoth (fossil)
    Species: Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius)
    * Born ca 16 000 years ago at Europe unspecified location † Dead ca 16 000 years ago at Lockarp gravel pit site
    Death: unknown Death reason: unknown (N/A) at Lockarp gravel pit,
    Body, bone or dental material: 1 tusk,

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References for records about Lund Zoological Museum

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Lund Zoological Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3325. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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