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Collection specimens

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

Index Lot collection

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

Wallace and Banks drawers

Drawer-level images of specimens in the Wallace and Banks collections held by the Natural History Museum, London.
Suzanne Ryder Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Hans Sloane's Collection of Vegetables and Vegetable Substances

Hans Sloane’s Collection of Vegetables and Vegetable Substances originally consisted of 12,752 botanical specimens, most housed in small glass and wooden boxes. Sealed inside...
Victoria Pickering; Charles Jarvis; Mark Carine Research Creative Commons Attribution

Ipomoea tiliacea (Wild.) Choisy (Convolvulaceae) seeds stranded on the south-...

Alignment of 399bp fragment of the nuclear ribosomal Internal Transcribed Spacer region comprising 132 samples of the Ipomoea batatas group, used by Minchin and Carine to...
Dan Minchin; Claire Griffin; Mark Carine Research Creative Commons Attribution

Data from the "Back to the water" project

Data from papers published as part of Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant (RPG-2019-323): Back to the water: macroevolutionary dynamics of secondarily aquatic tetrapods....
Travis Park; Gustavo Burin; Graham J Slater; Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

Micropalaeontology student thesis collection

The NHM holds micropalaeontology thesis slide collections from the University of Hull, University College London, Imperial College London and University College of Wales,...
Library and Archives Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Part-processed Indonesian Fossil Specimens

Collections of marine invertebrates from the Miocene and Pliocene of East Kalimantan Indonesia that have not been identified to specific taxa so cannot be added to the NHMUK...
Kenneth Johnson Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Twenty years of big plant genera

Moonlight, PW, Baldaszti, L, Cardoso, D, Elliott, A, Särkinen, T, Knapp, S (in review) Twenty years of big plant genera. Proceedings of the Royal Soiety B (in review). Summary:...
Peter Moonlight; Ludwig Baldaszti; Domingos Cardoso; Alan Elliott; Tiina Särkinen; Sandra Knapp Research Other (Attribution)

Lycianthes (Solanaceae) in Asia (excluding New Guinea)

Collection event and specimen datasets used for the publication: Knapp S (in press) A revision of Lycianthes (Solanaceae) in tropical Asia. PhytoKeys (in press). The genus...
Sandra Knapp Collections Open Data Commons Attribution License

Earthworm Watch data

Cleaned and anonymised data from the Earthworm Watch citizen science project run by the Natural History Museum, London and Earthwatch Institute (Europe) April 2016 to August...
Victoria Burton; Alan G. Jones; Lucy Robinson; Paul Eggleton; Andy Purvis Citizen Science Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Function and ecology of Solanum underground organs

Datasets used for analyses in the publication: Gagnon E, Baldaszti L, Moonlight P, Knapp S, Lehmann C, Särkinen T (2023) Functional and ecological diversification of underground...
Edeline Gagnon; Tiina Särkinen; Sandra Knapp Research Creative Commons CCZero

Plymouth University (Prof. Malcolm Hart) Microfossil Collection

This is a collections level description of 12 cabinets from the research collection of Malcolm hart, donated in 2022 to the NHM.
Natural History Museum Collections

Unexpected trans-Tasman species diversity of the bryozoan family Horneridae (...

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Abigail Smith; Peter Batson; Andrea Waeschenbach; Paul Taylor; Helen Jenkins; Dennis Gordon Research License not specified

Global species hotspots and COI barcoding cold spots of marine Gastropoda

This compressed repository contains the processed datasets of species occurrence records (from GBIF) that were taxon-matched (WoRMS/LifeWatch) and analysed in the manuscript...
Andrew Torres; Owen Wangensteen; Willem Renema; Christopher Meyer et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

Ray Bate Collection of mainly Cretaceous ostracods from West Africa

The dataset describes a named taxonomic reference collection of 311 slides of individual specimens as well as a listing of related assemblage slides covering 4 slide cabinets....
Giles Miller; Jamie Rolt Collections Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Aphidoidea Slide Collection

The Aphidoidea collection comprises the records of all the slide-mounted Aphidoidea material at the Natural History Museum, London at the time of the project completion...
Peter Wing; Louise Berridge; Emma Bonzo; Joseph Deane et al. Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Malvales Digitisation

The Malvales collection comprises the records of all the sheet-mounted material at the Natural History Museum, London at the time of project completion (June 2022). Each...
Peter Wing; Krisztina Lohonya; Phaedra Kokkini; Nicola Lowndes et al. Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Convolvulaceae Digitisation

The Convolvulaceae collection comprises the records of all the sheet-mounted material at the Natural History Museum, London at the time of project completion (September 2023)....
Krisztina Lohonya; Larissa Welton; Louise Berridge; Louise Berridge et al. Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Molecular phylogenetic analyses reveal both underestimation and overestimatio...

Among direct-developing rain frogs of the genus Craugastor is a clade of 19 described species (bocourti series) that occur in Mexico and northern Central America. Many of these...
Jeffrey Streicher; John Wiens; Merlijn Jocqué; Uri García-Vázquez; Eric Smith Research Open Data Commons Attribution License

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