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Clifford Herbarium

The herbarium contains over 3,000 specimens collected by George Clifford (1685-1760), a wealthy Anglo-Dutch merchant. The Herbarium includes plants that were newly cultivated...
Charles E Jarvis Collections License not specified

References that cite the John Williams Index of Palaeopalynology (JWIP)

This document is a compilation of publications that cite the use of the John Williams Index of Palaeopalynology which is based in Micropalaeontology, Earth Sciences.
Stephen Stukins Collections License not specified

Deepak_Paraxenodermus

Alignments and datasets
Natural History Museum Research License not specified

Disporella guada sp. nov., an erect rectangulate cyclostome (Bryozoa, Stenola...

The taxonomy of cyclostome bryozoans is founded on characters of the calcitic skeleton, but molecular sequence data has increasingly shown that established higher taxa are not...
Natural History Museum Research License not specified

Giri_Smithophis

Phylogenetic datasets
Varad B Giri; David J Gower; Abhijit Das; Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga et al. Research License not specified

Deepak_Xylophis

Alignments of DNA sequence data used in phylogenetic analysis
Veerappan Deepak; Sara Ruane; David J Gower Research License not specified

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...
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...
Chris Raper License not specified

Phylogenetic reconstruction of early diverging tapeworms (Order: Caryophyllid...

Tapeworms of the order Caryophyllidea are the earliest diverging ‘true’ tapeworms (Eucestoda) and parasitise almost exclusively cypriniform and siluriform fishes. They are...
Tomáš Scholz; Andrea Waeschenbach; Mikuláš Oros; Jan Brabec; Tim Littlewood Research License not specified

Specimens from Sloane's voyage to Jamaica

Hans Sloane was a seventeenth-century doctor and collector. He amassed a vast amount of material that eventually formed the basis of the British Museum. In 1881, Sloane's...
Charles E Jarvis Collections License not specified

Molecular circumscription of new Gyrocotyle species from multiple, deep-sea C...

Chimaeras, or ratfishes, are the only extant group of holocephalan fishes and are the sole host group of gyrocotylidean cestodes, which represent a sister group of the true...
Rodney Bray; Andrea Waeschenbach; Tim Littlewood; Odd Halvorsen; Peter D Olson Research License not specified

Hermann Herbarium

The collection of dried plants and drawings made in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) for Paul Hermann in the 1670s possesses a special importance in being one of the first major collections...
Charles E Jarvis Collections License not specified

Eric Robinson Collection of Ostracoda and Foraminifera

In 2006, Eric Robinson, formerly of University College London, donated his ostracod collection to the Natural History Museum. This collection contains slides of named taxa and...
Giles Miller Collections License not specified

Notes from Nature crowd sourcing raw data set

Raw transcription data from the Notes from Nature crowd sourcing site for the ornithology collections of the NHM
Natural History Museum License not specified

Ocean Bottom Deposits Collection

The Ocean Bottom Deposits Collection contains over 28,000 items derived from sea floor sediment collections. These include sediment residues in tubes/bottles/jars, hand...
Giles Miller Collections License not specified

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

Maddock_montanus

Hypogeophis DNA alignments
Simon Maddock; Mark Wilkinson; David J Gower Research License not specified

Jins_Uropeltidae

Uropeltidae mtDNA alignments and morphological data
V J Jins; F L Sampaio; David J Gower Research License not specified

American Phlebotominae types at the NHM

Details for the collection of American type specimens (Diptera: Psychodidae, Phlebotominae) held at The Natural History Museum, London.
Zoë Hughes; Paloma Helena Fernandes Shimabukuro Collections License not specified

BIOPEARL

DarwinCore Archive of species occurrence data to support the publication: Neal L, Linse K, Brasier MJ, Sherlock E, Glover AG (2017). Comparative marine biodiversity and depth...
Adrian Glover; Lenka Neal Research License not specified

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