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Darwin's Fossil Mammals

View and interact with this this Toxodon cranium model on Sketchfab 3D scans of fossil mammal specimens collected by Charles Darwin on the Voyage of the Beagle. The initial...
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Pip Brewer; Kaitlyn Burton; Adrian Lister; Amy Scott-Murray et al. Collections Creative Commons Non-Commercial (Any)

Data from Labisko et al. - Sooglossus adaptation

How will organisms cope when forced into warmer-than-preferred thermal environments? This is a key question facing our ability to monitor and manage biota as average annual...
  • FASTA
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J Labisko; Nancy Bunbury; Richard Griffiths; Jim Groombridge et al. Research Open Data Commons Attribution License

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...
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Josh Humphries Collections Creative Commons CCZero

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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Jeffrey Streicher; Rowland Sadler; Simon Loader Research 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

Psylloidea phylogenomics

Resolving the psyllid tree of life and understanding evolutionary relationships in the superfamily Psylloidea is challenging due to the lack of clear morphological...
  • nexus
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Diana Percy Research Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL)

Al Sabouni et al Reproducibility

The data required to run the analyses in Al Sabouni et al "Reproducibility of species recognition in modern planktonic foraminifera and its implications for measures of...
  • R
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Isabel Fenton Research Open Data Commons Attribution License

Insect Pollinators Archive

An up to date dataset of the Insect Pollinators Initiative, A multi-institution initiative with the NHM, BBSRC and The University of Edinburgh. The archive is held at the...
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Graham N Stone; Alfried Vogler; Adam Vanbergen; Jacqueline Mackenzie-Dodds Research Creative Commons Attribution

Ocean Bottom Deposits Collection

The Ocean Bottom Deposits Collection contains over 28,000 items derived from sea floor sediment collections. These include sediment residues in tubes/bottles/jars, hand...
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Giles Miller Collections License not specified

Fenton et al Reproducibility

The data required to run the analyses in Fenton et al "Factors affecting consistency and accuracy in identifying modern macroperforate planktonic foraminifera".
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Isabel Fenton Research Open Data Commons Attribution License

Robin Whatley's type and figured ostracods at the NHM

This is a list of papers on ostracods authored by Prof. Robin Whatley that contain reference to specimens housed at the Natural History Museum. The list was compiled as...
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Giles Miller Collections CC-BY-SA-4.0

Cicadas of India

Data supporting: Price B, Allan E, Marathe K, Sarkar V, Simon C, Kunte K (2016) The cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka: an...
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Benjamin Price; Louise Allan; Kiran Marathe; V Sarkar; Chris Simon; K Kunte Research CC-BY-4.0

Bluebell Survey 2012

Data from the 2012 Natural History Museum Bluebell Survey - a citizen science recording project.
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Lucy Robinson License not specified

Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the British Isles - Data

An Excel spreadsheet containing the current scientific names & codes from the "Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the British Isles" by Agassiz, Beavan & Heckford. This has...
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David Agassiz; S D Beavan; Robert J Heckford CC-BY-SA-4.0

NightLife

Circuit board designs for the NightLife project to create a cheap, robust and open hardware LED light trap for aquatic insects, and raw data from the NightLife publication.
  • Gerber
  • Fritzing
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Edward Baker; Benjamin Price Research CC-BY-4.0

Tropical Asian spiny solanums (2016)

Static dataset of species identities and coordinates for specimens used to create Figure 2 in Aubriot et al. (see Abstract and publication details below). Data presented here...
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Xavier Aubriot Collections ODC-BY-1.0

Chemistry samples Central System carbonate clays

Complete chemical data of the dolomite-clay sediments from the Central System in Spain. Pedogenic and lagoonal environments generating illitization of kaolinite.
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Jennifer Huggett; Javier Cuadros; Andrew S Gale; David Wray; Jacob Adetunji Research Other (Open)

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