Datasets

30 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

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

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

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...
Consuelo Sendino Collections 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

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...
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...
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

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,...
Sandra Knapp Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Henry Buckley Collection of Planktonic Foraminifera

The Henry Buckley Collection of Planktonic Foraminifera at the Natural History Museum in London (NHMUK) consists of 1,665 single-taxon slides housing almost 24,000 individuals...
Marina Costa Rillo Research Creative Commons Attribution

Fossil and recent ostracod collections

A dataset of fossil and recent ostracods
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Chagos Coral Collection at the NHM London

The Natural History Museum, London, holds a collection of >6000 specimens of dry-preserved hard (mainly scleractinian) corals from the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean...
Andrew Cabrinovic, Miranda Lowe, Kenneth Johnson, Natalina Bonassera, Mia Williams, Charles Sheppard Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Supplementary Material: Surface Sediment Samples From Early Age of Seafloor E...

Ocean-floor sediment samples collected up to 150 years ago represent an important historical archive to benchmark global changes in the seafloor environment, such as species'...
Marina Costa Rillo, Michal Kucera, Thomas H. G. Ezard, C. Giles Miller Research Creative Commons Attribution

Baleen stable isotope data

This dataset contains d13C and d15N stable isotope data from northern hemisphere rorqual whale (Balaenoptera) baleen taken from our collections. This includes data from the...
Clive N Trueman; Andrew L Jackson; Katharyn S Chadwick; Ellen J Coombs et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

Artefacts

Cultural and historical artefacts from The Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Index Lot collection

Index Lot records from the Natural History Museum's collection
Natural History Museum Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Lyell Collection - List of specimens

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

The Charles Lyell fossil collection at the Natural History Museum

Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875) is one of the most important geologists of all time and was the pioneer of the principle of uniformitarianism. He was able to see that the present...
Consuelo Sendino Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Lyell Collection - Types and figured and cited specimens

Types and cited specimens included in the Fossil Lyell Collection (group; type status; identification; and reference).
Consuelo Sendino Collections Creative Commons Attribution

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