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New Solanum from the Pacific

Specimens used in the article describing new Solanum species from the Pacific: MClelland DHR, Nee M, Knapp S (2020) New names and status for Pacific spiny species of Solanum...
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Sandra Knapp Collections Creative Commons CCZero

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...
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Sandra Knapp Research Creative Commons Attribution

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...
  • nexus
Tomáš Scholz; Andrea Waeschenbach; Mikuláš Oros; Jan Brabec; Tim Littlewood Research License not specified

Maddock_rostratus

DNA sequence alignments; AFLP data; Morphological data; Mantel tests R script and matrices; BEAST xml files
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  • fasta
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Simon Maddock; RA A Nussbaum; Julie Day; L Latta et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

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...
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Charles E Jarvis Collections License not specified

Clayton Herbarium

John Clayton (1694-1773) was a notable early collector of plant specimens in North America. From 1720 until his death, he was Clerk to the Court of Gloucester County in...
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Charles E Jarvis Collections CC-BY-SA-4.0

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

Temperature-body size responses in insects: a case study of British Odonata

Body size is highly correlated with physiological traits, fitness, and trophic interactions. These traits are subject to change if there are widespread reductions of body size...
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Rungtip Wonglersak; Phillip Fenberg; Peter Langdon; Stephen J Brooks; Benjamin Price Research Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

VFactor Beetle Drawer Scans

Drawer scans of beetles from the Natural History Museums (NHM) collections. These scans were made by volunteers at the NHM as part of the VFactor program. This data is being...
  • XLSX
Josh Humphries Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Database of the NHM Fossil Porifera Collection with drawer label content

Database of 752 entries with drawer label content concerning hand specimen and slide cabinets. The data recorded includes taxa, geographic site and stratigraphic locations of...
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Consuelo Sendino Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Data from 'Streicher et al. - Amphibian taxonomy editorial -J Nat Hist'

These are data files associated with the editorial for 'Amphibian taxonomy: Early 21st century case studies' in Journal of Natural History. In this special issue, eleven new...
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  • ZIP
Jeffrey Streicher; Rowland Sadler; Simon Loader Research Creative Commons Attribution

CT data from Fox et al. 2020 Quantifying the Effect of Anthropogenic Climate ...

Original scan data for G. ruber and N. dutertrei used in the publication Fox et al. 2020 Quantifying the Effect of Anthropogenic Climate Change on Calcifying Plankton...
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Lyndsey Fox; Stephen Stukins; Tom Hill; Giles Miller Research Creative Commons Attribution

The Art of 3D Insects

A collaboration between Adobe and the Natural History Museum, London. Adobe has partnered with the Museum to create a custom curated collection of 20 3D insect assets inspired...
Jennifer Pullar Public Engagement Creative Commons CCZero

Laser scanned fossil femur from Sarcosaurus woodii, NHM R3542

Laser scanned fossil femur bone from Sarcosaurus woodii, NHM R3542 Scanned using Faro Edge laser, processed in Geomagic Wrap, full obj file
  • .obj
NHM Imaging and Analysis Collections Creative Commons Non-Commercial (Any)

Laser scanned fossil bones from Sarcosaurus woodii, NHM PVR4840

Laser scanned fossil bones from Sarcosaurus woodii, NHM PVR4840 Scanned using Faro Edge laser, processed in Geomagic Wrap, full obj files
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  • .obj
NHM Imaging and Analysis Collections Creative Commons Non-Commercial (Any)

Historical wasp occupancies: model outputs

This dataset contains model output for: Jönsson, G. M., Broad, G. R., Sumner, S. and Isaac, N. J. B. (2020). A century of social wasp occupancy trends from natural history...
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Galina Mikaella Jönsson Research Creative Commons Attribution

Georeferenced UK social wasps

This dataset is a subset of DOI: 10.5519/qd.tdi9zagc. This dataset contains all UK common wasp (Vespula vulgaris, Linnaeus 1758), German wasp (Vespula germanica, Fabricius,...
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Galina Mikaella Jönsson Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Defra ODA Legumes Project

The Defra ODA Legumes Project comprises the records of all herbarium sheet specimens of Dalbergia and Pterocarpus, and selected specimens from the subtribe Phaseolinae, housed...
Krisztina Lohonya; Robyn Crowther; Elizabeth Devenish; Louise Allan et al. Collections Creative Commons CCZero

British and Irish Agromyzidae (Diptera) Collection

The British and Irish Agromyzidae Collection comprises of the records of all pinned agromyzid material at the Natural History Museum, London at the time of project completion...
Robyn Crowther; Elizabeth Devenish; Peter Wing; Louise Allan et al. Collections Creative Commons CCZero

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