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atlas_of_living_australia

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  • Australian Antarctic Division Herbarium from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian Antarctic Division Herbarium (ADT) collection contains one of the most significant Antarctic collections of lichens and bryophytes collected from nearly half of continental Antarctica. It also contains specimens from Subantarctic islands (in order of significance – Macquarie Island, Heard Island, Campbell Island and ...
  • Australian Museum Arachnology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian Museum Arachnology collection includes arachnids (spiders and their relatives), myriapods (centipedes and millipedes and their relatives), onychophorans (velvet worms), and tardigrades (water bears). The Arachnida represent the largest proportion of the collections, at about 95%. The major portion of the Arachnology ...
  • Australian Museum Entomology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. In the insect (s.l.) collection, there is an emphasis is on the New South Wales fauna, although there are significant holdings from other states and regions. The collection has internationally significant holdings of acalyptrate Diptera, Psocoptera, and Chrysomelidae as well as major Australian collections of Neuroptera, Megaloptera, ...
  • Australian Museum Herpetology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. Two thirds of collection are reptiles, two thirds of which are lizards. Contains collections of most recently extinct eastern Australian frogs.
  • Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. As one would expect, the Fish Research Collection contains many adult and larval fish specimens. These are used by researchers worldwide. The collection contains specimens from all around the world, but has large holdings of fishes from the deepsea and Indo-Pacific reefs as well as larval fishes, gobies and freshwater fishes from New ...
  • Australian Museum Malacology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. Malacology is the study of the group of animals called molluscs. Molluscs include chitons, clams, mussels, snails, nudibranchs (sea slugs), tusk shells, octopus and squid. The Australian Museum Malacology collection is one of the world’s largest of its kind, covering all groups of recent (up to 1.6 million year old) and tertiary (65-1.6 ...
  • Australian Museum Mammalogy Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian Museum Mammalogy collection is one of the most comprehensive collections of Australasian mammals in the world. While it contains specimens from all over the world the largest collections are from Australia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and the Solomon Islands. Among the most important specimens in the collection are the ...
  • Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Marine Invertebrate collections contain registered specimens, microscope slides, Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) preparations and photographic images. They include various marine invertebrates, and all other invertebrates except molluscs, insects and spiders, including freshwater and terrestrial representatives. The specimens ...
  • Australian Museum Ornithology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. Specimens of rare and extinct Australian and international bird species. Historical Australian collections from 1860s onwards.
  • Australian Museum Palaeontology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian Museum palaeontology collection contains some of the Museum’s greatest treasures. One of the most spectacular is ‘Eric’ the opalised pliosaur from Coober Pedy. The collection also contains some of Australia’s oldest mammal fossils, collected from the opal fields of Lightning Ridge in northern New South Wales. The fossil ...
  • Australian National Fish Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian National Fish Collection, based at CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Hobart, is a comprehensive and internationally-renowned biodiversity reference and research facility. Since its foundation by Ian Munro in 1943, the collection has grown to house more than 148 000 finfish specimens representing more than 3 000 ...
  • Australian National Herbarium from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian National Herbarium (CANB) provides a national focus for plant taxonomic and systematic endeavour and serves as the Commonwealth’s prime resource for botanical information. Its collections support and authenticate the taxonomy of genetic and ecological work undertaken by the Centre for Australian National Biodiversity ...
  • Australian National Insect Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC) is the world’s largest collection of Australian insects and related groups such as mites, spiders, earthworms, nematodes and centipedes. ANIC is an important research collection used by CSIRO researchers, university staff and students, and scientists from Australian and international ...
  • Australian National Wildlife Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Australian National Wildlife Collection is a significant biodiversity resource aiding the study, classification and documentation of Australia’s mammals, birds and reptiles. The Australian National Wildlife Collection holds almost 200 000 irreplaceable and fully-documented scientific specimens of birds, mammals, reptiles and ...
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Amphibian Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The MAGNT amphibian collection, established in 1981, consists of about 8,000 databased specimens, the majority of which have been collected in the Northern Territory. The majority of the specimens have been fixed in 10% formalin prior to being transferred into 70% ethanol for long term storage. Recently, frozen and ethanol-fixed tissue ...
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Bird Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The MAGNT bird collection, established in 1981, consists of about 6,000 databased specimens, the majority of which are from the Northern Territory. The majority of the specimens are held as study skins with a small collection of ethanol preserved and skeletal specimens as well as a minor egg collection. Recently, frozen and ...
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Ichthyology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Ichthyology Collection of MAGNT was established in 1981. It contains over 35,000 databased lots and about 250,000 specimens including 85 holotypes and 455 paratypes. Historical subcollections include the Arid Zone Collection and the JETINDOFISH voucher collection. The collection’s emphasis is on the marine, estuarine and freshwater ...
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Malacology Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The Malacology (mollusc) collection comprises about 50,000 lots of dry shells for scientific research and education purposes, about 5,000 specimens stored in either 70% ethyl alcohol for morphological study or absolute ethyl alcohol for genetics studies. The bulk of both collections are registered and databased. Marine, land and ...
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Mammal Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The MAGNT mammal collection, established in 1981, consists of about 8,000 databased specimens, the majority of which are from the Northern Territory. The collection includes 5 holotypes and 28 paratypes. Subcollections include the historically significant Finlayson Collection from Central Australia, consisting of mostly skins and ...
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Reptile Collection from data.gov.au

    No Data — A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The MAGNT reptile collection, established in 1981, consists of about 29,000 databased specimens, the majority of which have been collected in the Northern Territory. The collection includes 67 holotypes and 864 paratypes. Historical subcollections include the Arid Zone Collection from Central Australia. The majority of the specimens ...