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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

Southeast Asian Bumblebee Specimen Database

List of Southeast Asian bumblebee specimens (the CT database), including CT ID, collection (BEEP=Bee Protection Laboratory, Department of Biology, Chiang Mai University, Chiang...
Chawatat Thanoosing; Alfried Vogler; Paul H Williams Research Creative Commons Attribution

CHROMREP

Data from the CHROMREP project led by Marcello Mezzasalma (m.mezzasalma@gmail.com), funded by a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action. This data was used in the paper: Marcello...
Marcello Mezzasalma; Jeffrey Streicher; Fabio Maria Guarino; Marc Jones et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

NATRICINE

Data from the NATRICINE project led by V.Deepak (veerappandeepak@gmail.com), funded by a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action. These data have been used in several papers: Deepak....
Veerappan Deepak; Natalie Cooper; David J Gower Research 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

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

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

Index Lot collection

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

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

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...
Emily Buckingham; Jake Curry; Charles Emogor; Louise Tomsett; Natalie Cooper 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

Lyell Collection - List of specimens

Lyell Collection with identifications, and specimen numbers
Consuelo Sendino 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...
Joe Bonsor; Paul Barrett; Tom Raven; Natalie Cooper 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,...
Maria Clara Iruzun Martins; Travis Park; Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

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...
Sandra Knapp Research Creative Commons Attribution

An influence of environmental variability on insects wing shape: a case stud...

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Rungtip Wonglersak; Phillip Fenberg; Peter Langdon; Stephen J Brooks; Benjamin Price Research Creative Commons Attribution

Mesocosms

Chironomids are a useful group for investigating body size responses to warming temperature, due to their high local abundance, sensitivity to environmental change and trophic...
Rungtip Wonglersak; Phillip Fenberg; Peter Langdon; Stephen J Brooks; Benjamin Price Research Creative Commons Attribution

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