The Biological Museum is a merger of the Botanical museum and the Museum of Zoology. It is part of the department of Biology, within the Faculty of Natural Sciences.


  1. Botanical Collections The scientific collections of Lund University Botanical Museum (Herbarium LD) comprise 2.5 million specimens divided into algae & cyanobacteria (102 000), bryophytes (149 000), fungi (63 000), lichens (170 000) and vascular plants (2 000 000). The collections go back to the 18th century and represent more than 250 years of scientific research...
  2. Entomological Collections The dataset is set up for curatorial purposes, and each record in the dataset holds information on our material of one species from one country. The dataset mainly contains our pinned, dry specimens in our main collection, and only parts of our alcohol and slides collection.
  3. Zoological collections This database contains information on birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates from the Zoology Collections of the Biological Museum of Lund University.

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Metadata last updated on 2017-05-19 14:03:24.0