Dataset update March, 2023

The natural history collection dataset of the Natural History Museum Rotterdam on GBIF and available through this portal has been updated with newly acquired specimens and newly digitized specimens from the established collection. There are now 371,391 specimen records online. Below is a summary of the changes. Go ahead and explore!

Taxonomic group Number of new records
Total 3674
Arthropods 1829
Molluscs 1036
Flowering plants 13
Marine mammals 15
Land mammals 619
Birds 15
Mosses 11
Crustaceans 32
Fungi 2
Cartilaginous fishes 5
Echinoderms 29
Ringed worms 7
Tunicates 1
Round worms 1

The next update of the dataset will be in circa 3 months.