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OZCAM (Online Zoo-log-i-cal Col-lec-tions of Aus-tralian Muse-ums) pro-vides access to an online data-base of records aggre-gated from fau-nal col-lec-tions data-bases in Aus-tralian museums.

Search for records in Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums

Note: the simple search attempts to match a known species/taxon - by its scientific name or common name. If there are no name matches, a full text search will be performed on your query

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Import an existing GIS area (currently supported formats: Well Known Text (WKT) POLYGON shape)

To search with other spatial file formats (shapefile, KML, etc.), please use the Spatial Portal - via the "Add to Map" ➜ "Areas" menu.

Copy & paste a WKT POLYGON string and click "Add to map":