Invertebrate Collections

Invertebrate Collections

The Australian Museum holds extensive collections of invertebrates but does not carry out specialised research in all areas. The current emphasis in the collections is crustaceans, worms, insects, spiders and molluscs.


The study of spiders, scorpions, ticks, mites and more.


The study of molluscs, including clams, mussels, snails, and more.