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A guide to lichens on twigs

Welcome to the guide to lichens on twigs. This site provides a user-friendly guide to over 60 lichens which can be found growing on twigs, as well as the data underlying the...
Natural History Museum; Field Studies Council; Pat Wolseley; Diccon Alexander et al. Citizen Science Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

The Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project

Project Summary Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778) introduced the consistent use of binomial names for both plants and animals, validly publishing over 9,000 plant names. Since 1981 the...
Natural History Museum Research Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Data for soil and above-ground assemblages from Burton et al.

The site-level data frame and code to reproduce models in Burton et al. Land use and soil characteristics affect soil organisms differently from above-ground assemblages. Human...
Victoria Burton; Sara Contu; Adriana De Palma; Samantha L L Hill et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

The Biodiversity Intactness Index - country, region and global-level summarie...

Using the PREDICTS database of local biodiversity measures at thousands of sites around the world, we statistically modelled how total abundance of organisms and compositional...
Helen Phillips; Adriana De Palma; Ricardo E Gonzalez; Sara Contu et al. Research Creative Commons Non-Commercial (Any)

Global map of the Biodiversity Intactness Index, from Newbold et al. (2016) S...

This is the data used to plot figure S4 in Newbold et al. (2016) “Has land use pushed terrestrial biodiversity beyond the planetary boundary? A global assessment”, Science...
Tim Newbold; Lawrence Hudson; Andy Arnell; Sara Contu et al. Research CC-BY-4.0

Site-level data used in Gray, Hill et al. (2016) Local biodiversity is higher...

This is the site-level data used to analyses whether sampled biodiversity differs between sites inside and outside protected areas. These data were obtained from the November...
Claudia L Gray; Samantha L L Hill; Tim Newbold; Lawrence Hudson et al. Research CC-BY-SA-4.0

Site-level data and Jaccard similarities from Newbold et al. (2016) "Has land...

This is the site-level data used in Newbold et al. (2016) "Has land use pushed terrestrial biodiversity beyond the planetary boundary? A global assessment", Science, and the...
Tim Newbold; Lawrence Hudson; Andy Arnell; Sara Contu et al. Research CC-BY-NC-4.0

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

Catalogue of Meteorites

The Catalogue of Meteorites is the world taxonomic database of all meteorite falls and finds recorded up to June 2002. The first edition was published in 1847 and consisted of...
Monica Grady Collections Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Bound Volumes and Exsiccatae in the Botanical Collections at the Natural Hist...

This dataset provides an overview of the bound volumes and exsiccatae preserved in the botanical collections of the Natural History Museum. For each of the 1320 items accounted...
Norbert Holstein; Mark Carine; Edgley Cesar; Len Ellis et al. Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Morphological study of Bombus flavescens’s visual organs

List of specimens, including species, collection (CUNHM= Chulalongkorn University Natural History Museum, Bangkok, Thailand; KKIC= Kasetsart Kamphaeng Saen Insect Collection,...
Chawatat Thanoosing; Alfried Vogler; Paul H Williams Research 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

Bombus flavescens Specimen Database

List of Bombus flavescens specimens (the FLA database) including FLA ID, collection (MNHN= Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France; NHMUK= Natural History Museum,...
Chawatat Thanoosing; Alfried Vogler; Paul H Williams Research Creative Commons Attribution

Host-Parasite database

In 1922 Dr H.A. Baylis, then head of what today is the Parasitic worms group, devised a Host-Parasite Catalogue in which he recorded the host-parasite associations published in...
David I Gibson; Eileen Harris; Rod Bray; Charles Hussey Research Creative Commons Attribution

Ceratopogonidae Slide Collection

The Ceratopogonidae Slide Collection comprises the records of all the slide-mounted Ceratopogonidae (Diptera) material at the Natural History Museum, London at the time of...
Daniel Hall; Louise Berridge; Joseph Deane; Phaedra Kokkini et al. Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Covid-19 Chiropteran Knowledge Base

The project "COVID-19 Chiropteran Knowledge Base" involved the audit and label data transcription of all the bat specimens belonging to the families of Rhinolophidae (Horseshoe...
Phaedra Kokkini; Roberto Portela Miguez; Louise Allan; James Ayre Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Ludlow Museum Fossils in Shropshire Project data

The Fossils in Shropshire project dataset includes collections data and images of geological specimens from Shropshire Museums collections. The collection is principally...
Daniel Lockett; Jacqueline Tweddle Collections CC0-1.0

Ordovician conodonts from Al Fleij, Oman

This dataset includes a listing of all conodont specimens illustrated from the Amdeh Formation at Al Fleij, Oman and accompanies a paper submitted to PGA on the trilobites and...
Giles Miller Collections Creative Commons Non-Commercial (Any)

Tropical Asian spiny Solanum

Specimen data used for the publication: Aubriot X, Knapp S (2022) A revision of the “spiny solanums” of Tropical Asia (Solanum Leptostemonum Clade: Solanaceae).PhytoKeys 198:...
Sandra Knapp; Xavier Aubriot Collections Open Data Commons Attribution License

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

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