Datasets

DatasetAuthorTypeLicence

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

A bibliography for the taxonomy of extant and extinct Scleractinia

The bibliography includes works concerning the nomenclature and taxonomy of Scleractinia, in particular those containing acts of nomenclature. The list is compiled as part of...
Danwei Huang, Ann F. Budd and Kenneth G. Johnson Research CC0-1.0

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Natural History Museum biodiversity literature published to the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Natural History Museum Library and archives License not specified

Artefacts Popular

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

Index Lot collection Popular

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

Collection specimens Popular

Specimen records from the Natural History Museum's collection
Natural History Museum Collections CC0-1.0

Collection specimens Deleted

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

Conodont collection database

The database provides information on discrete sub-collections within the conodont collection housed at the Natural History Museum, London. It includes generic, specific and...
The Natural History Museum, London Collections Creative Commons CCZero

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

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

Natural History Museum Library and Archives

Explore one of the world's finest collections of natural history literature, artwork, photographs and manuscripts.
Natural History Museum Library and archives License not specified

Natural History Museum Picture Library

Explore our comprehensive range of natural history images. From specimens to skins and skeletons, mammals, maps and microscopic views of the natural world, a unique resource of...
Natural History Museum Library and archives License not specified

Notes From Nature

Contributor statistics from the Museum's Notes From Nature Ornithological project, transcribing bird register information from 1837 to 1990.
Tim Conyers Citizen science CC-BY-4.0

Pushing the limits – two new species of Pteromalus (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea... Popular

Two new species, Pteromalus briani sp. n. and P. janstai sp. n., with unusual characters are described from the Central Plateau and the Alps in Switzerland, respectively. P....
Hannes Baur Research CC-BY-SA-4.0