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"Join the dots" collections assessment exercise

The files submitted here form the backbone to a 2018 collections assessment exercise at the Natural History Museum and support a methodology paper submitted to Museum Management...
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Giles Miller Collections Creative Commons Attribution

Deepak_Xylophis_mosaicus

DNA sequence alignment
  • TXT
Veerappan Deepak Research Creative Commons Attribution

Deepak_Xylophis

Alignments of DNA sequence data used in phylogenetic analysis
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Veerappan Deepak; Sara Ruane; David J Gower Research License not specified

Deepak_Blythia_Herpetoreas

DNA sequence alignments
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Veerappan Deepak 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

Maddock_rostratus

DNA sequence alignments; AFLP data; Morphological data; Mantel tests R script and matrices; BEAST xml files
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  • fasta
  • R
  • XML
Simon Maddock; RA A Nussbaum; Julie Day; L Latta et al. Research 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,...
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Natalie Cooper; Alexander L Bond; Joshua L Davis; Roberto Portela Miguez et al. Research Creative Commons Attribution

Data from 'Acosta-Galvis et al. 2018 - Zootaxa'

Among New World direct-developing frogs belonging to the clade Brachycephaloidea (= Terraranae), there are several genera with uncertain phylogenetic placements. One notable...
  • NEX
  • TRE
  • PHY
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Andrés R Acosta-Galvis; Jeffrey Streicher; Luigi Manuelli; Travis Cuddy; Rafael Omar de Sá Research Creative Commons Attribution

Data from 'Meik et al. 2018 - Journal of Natural History'

We describe two diminutive species of rattlesnakes (Genus Crotalus) from small nearshore islands off the coast of Baja California in the western Gulf of California, Mexico. In...
  • STRU
  • NEX
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Jesse M Meik; Sarah Schaack; Oscar Flores-Villela; Jeffrey Streicher Research Creative Commons Attribution

Dataset collated for meta-analysis of the Natural History Museum's grounds

This dataset contains surveyed estimates of species richness of invertebrates and plants in different habitat types, or habitats of different areas. Data was collated from...
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Helen Phillips; Sandra Knapp; Andy Purvis Research CC-BY-4.0

Site-level data and Jaccard similarities from Newbold et al. (2016) "Has land...

This is the site-level data used in Newbold et al. (2016) "Has land use pushed terrestrial biodiversity beyond the planetary boundary? A global assessment", Science, and the...
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Tim Newbold; Lawrence Hudson; Andy Arnell; Sara Contu et al. Research CC-BY-NC-4.0

Pushing the limits – two new species of Pteromalus (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea...

Two new species, Pteromalus briani sp. n. and P. janstai sp. n., with unusual characters are described from the Central Plateau and the Alps in Switzerland, respectively. P....
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Hannes Baur Research CC-BY-SA-4.0

Data supporting the identity of the 180yr old Chrysoperla carnea lectotype

Bayesian Inference and Maximum Likelihood analysis and resulting tree files. Data supports: Price et al., 2015. PLoS One.
  • nexus
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Benjamin Price; Charles Henry; Andrea Hall; Atsushi Mochizuki; Peter Duelli; Stephen J Brooks Research ODC-BY-1.0

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