Datasets

102 datasets found

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Collection specimens Popular

Specimen records from the Natural History Museum's collection
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution

3D Cetacean Scanning

3D scans of ten Cetacean skulls collected between 1873 and 2007. The dataset contains both baleen and toothed whales including Physeter macrocephalus (a sperm whale) the...
Richard Sabin, Kate Burton, Natalie Cooper, Anjali Goswami Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Integrative taxonomy at the nexus of population divergence and speciation in ...

We describe two diminutive species of rattlesnakes (Genus Crotalus) from small nearshore islands off the coast of Baja California in the western Gulf of California, Mexico. In...
Jesse M. Meik, Sarah Schaack, Oscar Flores-Villela, Jeffrey W. Streicher Research Creative Commons Attribution

Eggplant wild relative plastome phylogeny

The data set comprises the original data files and scripts used to generate analyses in the publication Aubriot X, Knapp S, Syfert MM, Poczai P, Buerki S (2018) Shedding new...
Xavier Aubriot Research Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Jins_Uropeltidae

Uropeltidae mtDNA alignments and morphological data
V.J. Jins, F.L. Sampaio & D.J.Gower Research License not specified

The Fossil Historical Collections

There are three historical collections in the Palaeontology which have great importance for the history of the NHM. These are the Sloane, König and Pennant Collections. Over 100...
Consuelo Sendino Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Ludlow Museum Fossils in Shropshire Project data

The Fossils in Shropshire project dataset includes collections data and images of geological specimens from Shropshire Museums collections. The collection is principally...
Daniel Lockett, Jackie Tweddle Collections CC0-1.0

The Charles Lyell fossil collection at the Natural History Museum

Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875) is one of the most important geologists of all time and was the pioneer of the principle of uniformitarianism. He was able to see that the present...
Consuelo Sendino Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Darwin's Fossil Mammals

3D scans of fossil mammal specimens collected by Charles Darwin on the Voyage of the Beagle. The initial upload will be of all surviving specimens of Toxodon collected by...
Pip Brewer, Kate Burton, Adrian Lister Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Old World morelloids

Specimens used in the published monograph of the Old World members of the Morelloid clade of Solanum (black nightshades) Särkinen TE, Poczai P, Barboza GE, van der Weerden GM,...
Sandra Knapp Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Coral Reefs of Discovery Bay Jamaica in 1969

Video including underwater footage of the reefs around Discovery Bay Jamaica made by Lynton Land in 1969 and 1970
Lynton Land and others Research Creative Commons Attribution

Psylloidea phylogenomics

Resolving the psyllid tree of life and understanding evolutionary relationships in the superfamily Psylloidea is challenging due to the lack of clear morphological...
Diana Percy Research Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL)

Index Lot collection Popular

Index Lot records from the Natural History Museum's collection
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Baleen stable isotope data

This dataset contains d13C and d15N stable isotope data from northern hemisphere rorqual whale (Balaenoptera) baleen taken from our collections. This includes data from the...
Clive N Trueman; Andrew L Jackson; Katharyn S Chadwick; Ellen J Coombs et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

Moth Ultraviolet Reflectance Survey

The moth ultraviolet (UV) reflectance survey dataset is constituted of images showing the portion above 360 nm of the UVA reflection of specimens belonging to 176 moth species....
Elisa Cane, Jonathan Laventhol, Sophie Ledger Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Crania and mandible data from 'river dolphins' and other odontocetes

Landmark data from odontocete skulls, plus associated metadata, used in Page CE, Cooper N. (2017) Morphological convergence in ‘river dolphin’ skulls. PeerJ 5:e4090...
Charlotte E Page, Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

Site-level dataset used in Phillips et al. (2017) The effect of fragment area...

Habitat fragmentation accompanies habitat loss, and drives additional biodiversity change; but few global biodiversity models explicitly analyse the effects of both...
Helen R. P. Phillips, John M. Halley, J. Nicolas Urbina-Cardona and Andy Purvis Research Creative Commons Attribution

Former Aberystwyth microfossil collection

A catalogue of information about discrete collections within the Former Aberystwyth University Micropalaeontology Collection, now housed the Natural History Museum. The...
Natural History Museum Collections License not specified

Phthiraptera collection

The Phthiraptera collection comprises the records of all the slide-mounted parasitic lice material at the Natural History Museum, London. It includes the main collection and the...
Olha Schedrina, Louise Allan, Paul Brown, Laurence Livermore, Vincent S. Smith Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Artefacts Popular

Cultural and historical artefacts from The Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution

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