Datasets

172 datasets found

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Charophytes of Britain and Ireland

Charophytes, also known as stoneworts, are a group of large, multicelluar green algae that live in a variety of freshwater and brackish habitats. Charophytes play a significant...
Michelle Casanova, Jo Wilbraham Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Coral reef imagery by Eileen Graham of Jamaica in the 1960s

This is a collection of 1481 images that were made by Eileen Graham between 1966 and 1968 showing coral reefs from the northern coast of Jamaica. Most of the image were made of...
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Kenneth Johnson CC-BY-4.0

Convergent evolution in toothed whale cochleae

Data from the paper Convergent evolution in toothed whale cochleae. link to paper. Travis Park, Bastien Mennecart, Loïc Costeur, Camille Grohé & Natalie Cooper. 2019....
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Travis Park, Bastien Mennecart, Loïc Costeur, Camille Grohé, Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

The NHM Fossil Porifera Collection

The sponge fossil record extends to 635 million years ago, and is considered the oldest multicellular animals to inhabit the Earth. The importance of these animals is their...
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Consuelo Sendino Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Psylloidea Slide Collection

The Psylloidea slide collection comprises the records of all the slide-mounted psyllid material at the Natural History Museum, London at the time of project completion...
Robyn Crowther; Elizabeth Devenish; Phaedra Kokkini; Nicola Lowndes et al. Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Aleyrodoidea Slide Collection

The Aleyrodoidea slide collection comprises the records of all the slide-mounted whitefly material at the Natural History Museum, London at the time of project completion...
Robyn Crowther; Elizabeth Devenish; Nicola Lowndes; Peter Wing et al. Collections Creative Commons CCZero

Cooper Collection

The Cooper collection comprises the records of all material from the Martin Cooper acquisition (BMNH-ENT-2018-128) at the Natural History Museum, London at the time of project...
Phaedra Kokkini; Nicola Lowndes; E. Louise Allan; Charlotte Barclay et al. Corporate Creative Commons CCZero

UK Georeferenced Master Sites iCollections Project

This Natural History Museums (NHM) digitisation project has produced 7217 georeferenced master sites representing the collection localities for approx., 500,000 NHM Lepitoptera...
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Penn, M.G., Duffel, L., McLaughlin, C. & Martin, G 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,...
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Natalie Cooper; Alexander L Bond; Joshua L Davis; Roberto Portela Miguez et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

ALICE test images

Images used to test different software pipelines for label extraction.
Ben Price; Steen Dupont; Elizabeth Louise Allan; Vladimir Blagoderov et al. Collections Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Data from 'Streicher et al. - Microhylid UCEs'

Narrow-mouthed frogs (Anura: Microhylidae) are globally distributed and molecular data suggest the rapid evolution of multiple subfamilies shortly after their origin. Despite...
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Jeffrey W. Streicher, Simon P. Loader, Andrea Varela-Jaramillo, Paola Montoya, Rafael O. de Sá Research Creative Commons Attribution

What can cetacean stranding records tell us? A study of UK and Irish cetacean...

Data from the paper: What can cetacean stranding records tell us? A study of UK and Irish cetacean diversity over the past 100 years. Ellen J. Coombs et al. 2019. Marine Mammal...
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Ellen J Coombs; Rob Deaville; Richard C. Sabin; Louise Allan et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

Centipede venom evolution

These are 6 assembled venom gland transcriptomes from 5 species of centipedes. They are made available as supplementary material that is part of the following paper: Jenner, R....
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Ronald Jenner Research Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Historical UK cetacean strandings dataset (1913-1989)

Over 100 years ago, the Natural History Museum created a project to document the cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) stranded on British beaches. Annual reports were...
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Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution

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...
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Daniel Lockett, Jackie Tweddle Collections CC0-1.0

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...
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Charlie Jarvis Collections License not specified

Morelloid solanum North and Central America and the Caribbean

Specimens used in the monograph of the morelloid clade of Solanum occurring in North and Central America and the Caribbean Knapp S, Barboza GE, Bohs L, Särkinen T (2019) A...
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Sandra Knapp Collections Open Data Commons Attribution License

Old World morelloids

Specimens used in the published monograph of the Old World members of the Morelloid clade of Solanum (black nightshades) Särkinen TE, Poczai P, Barboza GE, van der Weerden GM,...
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Sandra Knapp Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Keys to African Solanum

Knapp S. Vorontsova MS, Särkinen T. (2019) Dichotomous keys to the species of Solanum L. (Solanaceae) in continental Africa, Madagascar (incl. the islands of Réunion, the...
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Sandra Knapp Collections Open Data Commons Attribution License

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...
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Giles Miller Collections License not specified

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