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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

Join the Dots collection-level descriptions

The records in this dataset provide a high-level summary of the Natural History Museum's collection and encompass the material managed by its Life Sciences, Earth Sciences and...
Natural History Museum; Natural History Museum Collections Open Data Commons Attribution License

Beetle Drawer Scans

Drawer scans of beetles from the Natural History Museums (NHM) collections. These scans are a mix of work produced by volunteers at the NHM as part of the VFactor program as...
Josh Humphries Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Index Lot collection

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

Artefacts

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

Linnaeus's Butterfly Type Specimens

Introduction This image database is intended primarily for taxonomists and other researchers, but the historical importance of the specimens portrayed is such that we hope they...
Martin Honey; Malcolm J Scoble 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...
Ruxandra Cojocaru; Oonagh Mannix; Stephen Stukins; Alexandra Pacureanu; Giles Miller; Marie Capron 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...
Marina Costa Rillo; Giles Miller; Michal Kucera; Thomas Ezard Collections Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Supplementary Material: Surface Sediment Samples From Early Age of Seafloor E...

Ocean-floor sediment samples collected up to 150 years ago represent an important historical archive to benchmark global changes in the seafloor environment, such as species'...
Marina Costa Rillo; Michal Kucera; Thomas Ezard; Giles Miller Research Creative Commons Attribution

Xenophyophores

Xenophyophores, giant foraminifera, are distinctive members of the deep-sea megafauna that accumulate large masses of waste material (‘stercomare’) within their agglutinated...
Andrew Gooday; Dan Sykes; Adrian Glover Collections License not specified

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...
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons CCZero

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

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

Notes From Nature

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

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