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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

Australia_NewGuinea_Oceania_Lycianthes

Specimen data used in the publication: Knapp S (2022) A revision of Lycianthes (Solanaceae) in Australia, New Guinea, and the Pacific. PhytoKeys, in press. Abstract. The genus...
Sandra Knapp Collections 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

Lincolnshire Plants: Past and Future

Lincolnshire Plants: Past and Future (popularly known as ‘LoveLincsPlants’) is a National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) supported project in collaboration with the Lincolnshire...
Kath Castillo; Fred Rumsey; Debra Turner Collections Creative Commons Attribution

The NHM Fossil Lithistida Collection

The Fossil Lithistida Collection at the NHM contains 5088 hand specimens and 265 thin sections mainly from the British Isles, Germany and France. This is a comprehensive dataset...
Natural History Museum Collections 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: Deepak. V.,...
Veerappan Deepak; Natalie Cooper; David J Gower Research 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 Research Creative Commons Attribution

Arabic and Persian plant names in the Codex Vindobonensis

The Codex Vindobonensis Med. GR. 1 Der Osterreichischen Nationalbibliothek (sometimes referred to as the Juliana Anicia codex and hereafter referred to as ‘The Codex’) is a...
Hanouf Al Alawi; John Hunnex Research Creative Commons Attribution

Sex biases in natural history collections of birds and mammals.

Data from paper: Sex biases in natural history collections of birds and mammals. link to paper. Natalie Cooper, Alexander L. Bond, Joshua L. Davis, Roberto Portela Miguez,...
Natalie Cooper; Alexander Bond; Joshua L Davis; Roberto Portela Miguez et al. Collections Creative Commons Attribution

NHM Devonian Stromatoporoidea Thin Section Collection

This collection includes 827 thin sections belonging to 54 worldwide taxa. Many of these thin section were prepared by H. Alleyne Nicholson.
Jiayuan Huang Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Index Lot collection

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

Butler_Mambawakale

Pronunciation of Mambawakale ruhuhu gen. et sp. nov. by John Lyakurwa (University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
Natural History Museum Research Creative Commons Attribution

Lepidosaur bite-force data

Data from paper: Clade-wide variation in bite-force performance is determined primarily by size not ecology. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.2493 Justin E Isip, Marc EH Jones...
Justin E Isip; Marc EH Jones; Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

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...
Stephen Kershaw; Anne-Christine da Silva; Consuelo Sendino Research 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

Sampaio_Rhinophis

mtDNA alignments and p-distances
F L Sampaio; S Narayanan; V P Cyriac; G Venu; David J Gower Research Creative Commons Attribution

"Join the dots" collections assessment exercise

The files submitted here form the backbone to a 2018 collections assessment exercise at the Natural History Museum and support a methodology paper submitted to Museum Management...
Giles Miller Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Das_Hebius_pealii

DNA sequence alignments
Abhijit Das; David J Gower; Veerappan Deepak Research Creative Commons Attribution

Deepak_Xylophis_mosaicus

DNA sequence alignment
Veerappan Deepak Research Creative Commons Attribution

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