all-specimen-data.csv

This is a tidied version of specimen records data downloaded from GBIF. If using this data please cite the sources listed below. The raw data input files come from:

  • GBIF: The Global Biodiversity Information Facility. https://www.gbif.org/ (2018).
  • Trombone, T., AMNH Bird Collection. American Museum of Natural History. Occurrence dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/xvzdcm accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-08-03 (2013).
  • Trombone, T., AMNH Mammal Collections. American Museum of Natural History. Occurrence Dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/wu3poe accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-08-09 (2016).
  • Grant, S. & Marks, B., Field Museum of Natural History (Zoology) Bird Collection. Version 14.4. Field Museum. Occurrence dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/exkxdx accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-08-03. (2018).
  • Grant, S. & Ferguson, A., Field Museum of Natural History (Zoology) Mammal Collection. Version 9.3. Field Museum. Occurrence Dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/n4zgxw accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-08-09 (2018).
  • Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, The birds collection (ZO) of the Muse ́um national d’Histoire Naturelle (MNHN - Paris). Version 42.70. Occurrence dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/h0xtwv accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-08-03 (2018).
  • Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, The mammals collection (ZM) of the Muse ́um national d’Histoire naturelle (MNHN - Paris). Version 43.55. Occurrence Dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/j0xw9i accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-08-09 (2018).
  • Orrell, T. & Hollowell, T., NMNH Extant Specimen Records. Version 1.16. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Occurrence Dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/hnhrg3 accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-08-09 (2018).
  • Natural History Museum, Natural History Museum (London) Collection Specimens. Collection Specimens. Occurrence dataset https://doi.org/10.5519/0002965 accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-08-09. (2018).

Columns contain the following.

  • institutionCode = museum the specimen came from. AMNH = American Museum of Natural History; FMNH = Field Museum of Natural History; MNHN = Museum Nationale d'Histoire Naturelle; NMNH = National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian); NHMUK = Natural History Museum, London.
  • specID = Specimen ID (made up of institutionCode_specimen ID).
  • binomial = Species binomial name
  • sex = Female or Male.
  • class = Birds or Mammals.
  • order = Order.
  • family = Family.
  • genus = Genus.
  • continent = Continent specimen was collected from.
  • year = Year of collection.

  • decade = Decade of collection.
  • typeStatus = NA if not a type, if a type the kind of type (e.g. Holotype, Syntype etc.) is listed.
  • type = Type or NonType.
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Natalie Cooper, Alexander L Bond, Kristofer M Helgen, Roberto Portela Miguez, Louise Tomsett (2019). Dataset: Sex biases in natural history collections of birds and mammals.. Resource: all-specimen-data.csv. Natural History Museum Data Portal (data.nhm.ac.uk). https://doi.org/10.5519/0065209

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