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200 datasets found

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Chemistry samples Central System carbonate clays

Complete chemical data of the dolomite-clay sediments from the Central System in Spain. Pedogenic and lagoonal environments generating illitization of kaolinite.
Jennifer Huggett; Javier Cuadros; Andrew S Gale; David Wray; Jacob Adetunji Research Other (Open)

BioAcoustica: Talks: Insect Natural History

Recordings of the Insect Natural History lecture series by the Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum. Recordings held by the Natural History Museum Sound Archive....
Edward Baker CC-BY-SA-4.0

BioAcoustica: Talks: Frederick W. Edwards Annual Lectures

Recordings of the annual Frederick W. Edwards Lecture held by the Natural History Museum Sound Archive. Digitised by the BioAcoustica project.
Edward Baker CC-BY-SA-4.0

Molecular phylogeny of the Bothriocephalidea (Cestoda): molecular data challe...

In this study, the relationships of the cestode order Bothriocephalidea, parasites of marine and freshwater bony fish, were assessed using multi-gene molecular phylogenetic...
Jan Brabec; Andrea Waeschenbach; Tomáš Scholz; Tim Littlewood; Roman Kuchta Research Other (Open)

Development of the synarcual in the Elephant sharks (Holocephali; Chondrichth...

Data accompanying PLoS paper, Johanson Z,Boisvert, C, Maksimenko A, Currie, P and Trinajstic K. Development of the synarcual in the Elephant sharks (Holocephali;...
Zerina Johanson Research CC-BY-SA-4.0

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

Schizorhiza stromeri (Batoidea; Chondrichthyes) rostrum with saw-teeth

This movie shows the developing saw-teeth along the cartilaginous rostrum of the Cretaceous batoid ray Schizorhiza stromeri. 3D rendering performed with Avizo.
Moya Meredith Smith; Alex Riley; Gareth J Fraser; Charlie Underwood et al. Research CC-BY-4.0

The White-Files

Taxonomic checklist of the world’s whiteflies (Insecta: Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)
David Ouvrard; Jon H Martin Research License not specified

Psyl'list

Psyl'list is an online database dedicated to jumping plant lice. The aim of this ongoing project was originally to make up for the absence of a world catalogue for Psylloidea,...
David Ouvrard Research License not specified

Biodiversity Heritage Library

Natural History Museum biodiversity literature published to the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
Natural History Museum License not specified

Data supporting the identity of the 180yr old Chrysoperla carnea lectotype

Bayesian Inference and Maximum Likelihood analysis and resulting tree files. Data supports: Price et al., 2015. PLoS One.
Benjamin Price; Charles Henry; Andrea Hall; Atsushi Mochizuki; Peter Duelli; Stephen J Brooks Research ODC-BY-1.0

A bibliography for the taxonomy of extant and extinct Scleractinia

The bibliography includes works concerning the nomenclature and taxonomy of Scleractinia, in particular those containing acts of nomenclature. The list is compiled as part of...
Danwei Huang; Ann Budd; Kenneth Johnson Research CC0-1.0

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

IMp: The customizable LEGO® Pinned Insect Manipulator (Annotated building ins...

Dupont et al. 2015. IMp: The customizable LEGO® Pinned Insect Manipulator. Supplement.
Steen Dupont; Benjamin Price; Vladimir Blagoderov Research CC-BY-4.0

PREDICTS: site-level summary biodiversity and pressure data

This dataset contains site-level summaries of more than 1.6 million samples from 78 countries representing over 28,000 species, collated from existing spatial comparisons of...
Lawrence Hudson; Tim Newbold; Sara Contu; Samantha L L Hill et al. Research CC-BY-4.0

Crowdsourcing the collection

Live transcriptions from Science Uncovered 2014
Science Uncovered visitors CC0-1.0

Supporting information for: Collins RA, Britz R, Rüber L (2015)

Supporting information for: Collins RA, Britz R, Rüber L (2015). Phylogenetic systematics of leaffishes (Teleostei: Polycentridae, Nandidae). J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Res.
Collins R A; Britz R; Rüber L Research License not specified

UK Species Inventory - Master copy

A full copy of the UK Species Inventory, including all tables. This gives the ultimate in functionality but does require a copy of Microsoft Access (or similar database...
Chris Raper License not specified

Natural History Museum Library and Archives

Explore one of the world's finest collections of natural history literature, artwork, photographs and manuscripts.
Natural History Museum License not specified

Natural History Museum Picture Library

Explore our comprehensive range of natural history images. From specimens to skins and skeletons, mammals, maps and microscopic views of the natural world, a unique resource of...
Natural History Museum License not specified

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