nmnh_material_sample

Latest version published by National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution on Oct 24, 2019 National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Genetic Sample data for GGBN and other users.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 153,844 records. 8 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Occurrence (core)
    153844
  • ResourceRelationship 
    175900
  • Loan 
    161568
  • MaterialSample 
    156029
  • Amplification 
    94471
  • Preparation 
    93740
  • Permit 
    2822
  • GelImage 
    0
  • Preservation 
    0

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

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Data as a DwC-A file download 153,844 records in English (47 MB) - Update frequency: as needed
Metadata as an EML file download in English (9 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (9 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Orrell T (2016): nmnh_material_sample. v1.16. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Dataset/Occurrence. https://collections.nmnh.si.edu/ipt/resource?r=nmnh_material_sample&v=1.16

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has not been registered with GBIF

Keywords

Occurrence; Material sample; Genetic sample; Tissue collections; DNA collections

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Thomas Orrell
NMNH Informatics
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution P.O. Box 37012, MRC 136 20013-7012 Washington DC US 202-633-2151
http://collections.nmnh.si.edu

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Thomas Orrell
NMNH Informatics
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution P.O. Box 37012, MRC 136 20013-7012 Washington DC US 202-633-2151
http://collections.nmnh.si.edu

Who filled in the metadata:

Thomas Orrell
NMNH Informatics
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution P.O. Box 37012, MRC 136 20013-7012 Washington DC US 202-633-2151
http://collections.nmnh.si.edu

Geographic Coverage

Global collections, National Museum of Natural History (USNM), Smithsonian Institution

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

Across all Phyla of Animals, Plants, and selected groups in other Kingdoms.

Kingdom  Animalia (Animals),  Plantae (Plants)

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period 19th Century - current

Collection Data

Collection Name Botany
Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/i75d-97nn
Parent Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/142r-0w94
Collection Name Invertebrate Zoology
Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/abck-1zsq
Parent Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/142r-0w94
Collection Name Entomology
Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/1wcv-afpg
Parent Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/142r-0w94
Collection Name Amphibians and Reptiles
Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/8vm7-e9x1
Parent Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/142r-0w94
Collection Name Birds
Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/e49n-75xd
Parent Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/142r-0w94
Collection Name Fishes
Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/22s5-q4hk
Parent Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/142r-0w94
Collection Name Mammals
Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/cy7i-ptxq
Parent Collection Identifier http://grbio.org/cool/142r-0w94
Specimen preservation methods Deep frozen

Additional Metadata

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Alternative Identifiers https://collections.nmnh.si.edu/ipt/resource?r=nmnh_material_sample