[Taxacom] Museum abbreviations

Michael Wilson wilsomichael at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 11:29:33 CDT 2016


One very useful source of abbreviations is 'The Spider and Insect
Collections of the world website" and codens on that Bishop Museum site are
used by many in their publications.

http://hbs.bishopmuseum.org/codens/

Mike Wilson
National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, UK

On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 1:03 PM, Schindel, David <schindeld at si.edu> wrote:

> We explored this issue and described the Global Registry of Biodiversity
> Repositories (GRBio) in a recent Forum Paper in the Biodiversity Data
> Journal - see http://bdj.pensoft.net/articles.php?id=10293.
>
> David Schindel
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Taxacom [mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of
> John Grehan
> Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:49 PM
> To: taxacom
> Subject: [Taxacom] Museum abbreviations
>
> I don't suppose there is any consensus on 'standard' natural history museum
> or institutional collection abbreviations for the world, but would be
> interested in opinion as what migh the most widely used format listed on
> the web. In an article I will be defining abbreviations so its not
> critical, but familiar usage would be desirable where possible.
>
> Thanks,
>
> John Grehan
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