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Wallace and Banks drawers

Drawer-level images of specimens in the Wallace and Banks collections held by the Natural History Museum, London.
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Sue Ryder Collections Creative Commons Attribution

New species of Athenaea from Brazil

Specimens use in the description of two new species of Athenaea (Solanaceae) Rodrigues IMC, Knapp S, Stehmann JR (2021) Two new species of Athenaea Sendtn. (Solanaceae) from the...
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Sandra Knapp Collections Open Data Commons Attribution License

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...
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Helen Phillips; Adriana De Palma; Ricardo E Gonzalez; Sara Contu et al. Research Creative Commons Non-Commercial (Any)

Linnaeus's Butterfly Type Specimens

Introduction This image database is intended primarily for taxonomists and other researchers, but the historical importance of the specimens portrayed is such that we hope they...
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Martin Honey; Malcolm J Scoble Research Creative Commons Attribution

NATRICINE

Data from the NATRICINE project led by V.Deepak (veerappandeepak@gmail.com), funded by a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action. This data has been used in several papers: Multilocus...
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Veerappan Deepak; Natalie Cooper; David J Gower Research Creative Commons Attribution

Lepidosaur bite-force data

Data from paper: Comparative analyses of bite-force among lepidosaurs. DOI to be added Justin E Isip, Marc EH Jones and Natalie Cooper. 2021. Comparative analyses of bite-force...
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Justin E Isip; Marc EH Jones; Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

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...
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Natalia Fraija-Fernández; Andrea Waeschenbach; Andrew Briscoe; Suzanne Hocking et al. Research License not specified

Pangolin georeferencing

Data from paper: Using natural history collections to investigate changes in pangolin (Pholidota: Manidae) geographic ranges through time.. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.10843...
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Emily Buckingham; Jake Curry; Charles Emogor; Louise Tomsett; Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

Data from 'Shrimpton et al. - Evolutionary Ecology'

Animals with biphasic lifecycles often inhabit different visual environments across ontogeny. Many frogs and toads (Amphibia: Anura) have free-living aquatic larvae (tadpoles)...
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Samuel J Shrimpton; Jeffrey Streicher; David J Gower; Kate N Thomas Research Creative Commons Attribution

A biological nano-foam: the wall of coniferous bisaccate pollen

The outer layer of the pollen grain, the exine, plays a key role in the survival of terrestrial plant life. However, the exine structure in different groups of plants remains...
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Ruxandra Cojocaru; Oonagh Mannix; Stephen Stukins; Alexandra Pacureanu; Giles Miller; Marie Capron Research Creative Commons Attribution

Lyell Collection - List of specimens

Lyell Collection with identifications, and specimen numbers
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Consuelo Sendino Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Dinosaur evolutionary rates were not in decline prior to the K-Pg boundary

Data from Bonsor et al. Dinosaur evolutionary rates were not in decline prior to the K-Pg boundary. Royal Society Open Science. 7: 201195. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.201195...
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Joe Bonsor; Paul Barrett; Tom Raven; Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

Intraspecific variation in harbour porpoise cochleae

Data from paper Intraspecific variation in harbour porpoise ( Phocoena phocoena ) cochleae and its implications for comparative studies across odontocetes. Martins MCI, Park T,...
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Maria Clara Iruzun Martins; Travis Park; Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

Supplementary Material: Intraspecific size variation in planktonic foraminife...

The size structure of plankton communities is an important determinant of their functions in marine ecosystems. However, few studies have quantified how organism size varies...
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Marina Costa Rillo; Giles Miller; Michal Kucera; Thomas Ezard Collections Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Morelloid Solanum species from Argentina

All specimen data used in the following publication: Knapp S, Chiarini F, Cantero JJ, Barboza GE (2020) The Morelloid clade of Solanum L. (Solanaceae) in Argentina:...
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Sandra Knapp Research Creative Commons CCZero

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

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

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