Datasets

73 datasets found

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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.
Sue Ryder Collections Creative Commons Attribution

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...
Martin R. Honey, Malcolm J. Scoble 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...
Charlie 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...
Charlie Jarvis Collections CC-BY-SA-4.0

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 [link to paper will appear when published]. The data are dated trees. The...
Joe Bonsor, Paul Barrett, Tom Raven, Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

An influence of environmental variability on insects wing shape: a case stud...

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Rungtip Wonglersak, Phillip B. Fenberg, Peter G. Langdon, Stephen J. Brooks, Benjamin W. 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...
Rungtip Wonglersak, Philip B. Fenberg, Peter G. Langdon, Stephen J. Brooks, Benjamin W. 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...
Rungtip Wonglersak, Philip B. Fenberg, Peter G. Langdon, Stephen J. Brooks, Benjamin W. Price Research Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike

Pangolin georeferencing

Data from paper: Using natural history collections to investigate changes in pangolin (Pholidota: Manidae) geographic ranges through time.. link to paper. Emily Buckingham,...
Emily Buckingham, Jake Curry, Louise Tomsett, Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

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...
Consuelo Sendino Collections Creative Commons Attribution

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...
Sandra Knapp Research Creative Commons Attribution

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...
Sandra Knapp Collections Creative Commons CCZero

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,...
Galina M. Jönsson Collections 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. [link to paper will...
Maria Clara Iruzun Martins, Travis Park and Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

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...
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....
Travis Park, Bastien Mennecart, Loïc Costeur, Camille Grohé, Natalie Cooper Research Creative Commons Attribution

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...
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,...
Natalie Cooper; Alexander L Bond; Joshua L Davis; Roberto Portela Miguez et al. 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...
Ellen J Coombs; Rob Deaville; Richard C. Sabin; Louise Allan et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

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...
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution

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