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Collection specimens

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

Wallace and Banks drawers

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

New species of Athenaea from Brazil

Specimens use in the description of two new species of Athenaea (Solanaceae) Rodrigues IMC, Knapp S, Stehmann JR (2021) Two new species of Athenaea Sendtn. (Solanaceae) from the...
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Sandra Knapp Collections Open Data Commons Attribution License

Unprecedented frequency of mitochondrial introns in colonial bilaterians

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  • nexus
Helen L Jenkins; Rachael Graham; Andrea Hall; Joanne S Porter et al. Research

BRITISH SILURIAN STROMATOPOROID TAXA

Fifteen taxa were found in a comprehensive study of British Silurian stromatoporoids using new and museum samples. The approach towards systematics adopted here is to accept...
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Stephen Kershaw, Consuelo Sendino, Anne-Christine da Silva Research Creative Commons Attribution

Ontogenetic development of the holocephalan dentition

Among the cartilaginous fishes (Chondrichthyes), the Holocephali are unique in that teeth are absent both in ontogeny and adult regenerative growth. Instead, the holocephalan...
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Zerina Johanson Research Creative Commons Attribution

Evolutionary transitions in broad tapeworms (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidea)

Broad tapeworms (Diphyllobothriidea Kuchta, Scholz, Brabec and Bray, 2008) are wildlife parasites whose adults are capable of infecting a wide range of freshwater, marine and...
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  • application/rtf
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Natalia Fraija-Fernández; Andrea Waeschenbach; Andrew Briscoe; Suzanne Hocking et al. Research License not specified

UK Species Inventory - Simplified copy

An up to date export of the UK Species Inventory database in its simplified form. This dataset contains all names and all taxonomic concepts in 2 tables, which can be used to...
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Chris Raper Citizen Science License not specified

Pangolin georeferencing

Data from paper: Using natural history collections to investigate changes in pangolin (Pholidota: Manidae) geographic ranges through time.. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.10843...
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Emily Buckingham, Jake Curry, Charles Emogor, Louise Tomsett, Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

Data from 'Shrimpton et al. - Evolutionary Ecology'

Animals with biphasic lifecycles often inhabit different visual environments across ontogeny. Many frogs and toads (Amphibia: Anura) have free-living aquatic larvae (tadpoles)...
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Samuel J. Shrimpton, Jeffrey W. Streicher, David J. Gower, Kate N. Thomas Research Creative Commons Attribution

A biological nano-foam: the wall of coniferous bisaccate pollen

The outer layer of the pollen grain, the exine, plays a key role in the survival of terrestrial plant life. However, the exine structure in different groups of plants remains...
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Elena-Ruxandra Cojocaru ; Oonagh Mannix ; Stephen Stukins ; Alexandra Joita-Pacureanu et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

Lyell Collection - List of specimens

Lyell Collection with identifications, and specimen numbers
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Consuelo Sendino Collections Creative Commons Attribution

List of publications with NHM fossil sponges

The NHM Porifera Collection contains almost 3000 referenced individuals as hand specimens and thin sections. From these, more than 2000 are figured and the rest are cited in...
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Consuelo Sendino , John Cooper Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Dinosaur evolutionary rates were not in decline prior to the K-Pg boundary

Data from Bonsor et al. Dinosaur evolutionary rates were not in decline prior to the K-Pg boundary. Royal Society Open Science. 7: 201195. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.201195...
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Joe Bonsor, Paul Barrett, Tom Raven, Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

NATRICINE

Data from the NATRICINE project led by V.Deepak (veerappandeepak@gmail.com), funded by a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action. This data has been used in several papers: REFERENCE....
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V.Deepak, Natalie Cooper, David Gower Research Creative Commons Attribution

Intraspecific variation in harbour porpoise cochleae

Data from paper Intraspecific variation in harbour porpoise ( Phocoena phocoena ) cochleae and its implications for comparative studies across odontocetes. Martins MCI, Park T,...
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Maria Clara Iruzun Martins, Travis Park and Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

Supplementary Material: Intraspecific size variation in planktonic foraminife...

The size structure of plankton communities is an important determinant of their functions in marine ecosystems. However, few studies have quantified how organism size varies...
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Marina Costa Rillo, C. Giles Miller, Michal Kucera, Thomas H. G. Ezard Collections Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Morelloid Solanum species from Argentina

All specimen data used in the following publication: Knapp S, Chiarini F, Cantero JJ, Barboza GE (2020) The Morelloid clade of Solanum L. (Solanaceae) in Argentina:...
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Sandra Knapp Research Creative Commons CCZero

New Solanum from the Pacific

Specimens used in the article describing new Solanum species from the Pacific: MClelland DHR, Nee M, Knapp S (2020) New names and status for Pacific spiny species of Solanum...
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Sandra Knapp Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Diversification analyses in Solanum

Solanum botanical records and diversification rates used in the analyses in Echeverría-Londoño et al. 2020). Code developed for the analyses can be accessed on Git Hub...
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Sandra Knapp Research Creative Commons Attribution

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