Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory

Museums List

Below is a list all museums and their respective acronyms used within the Australian Faunal Directory.

Acronym Museum name
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AAC Andrew Atkins (pers. coll.)
AACC Anhwei Agricultural College, China
ABCL Australian Biological Control Laboratory, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
ABTC Australian Biological Tissue Collection, South Australian Museum, Adelaide
ABTS Andrew B.T. Smith (pers. coll.)
AC Agriculture Canada, Ottawa
ADUG Geology Dept, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
ADUZ Zoology Dept, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
AEI American Entomological Institute, Gainesville, USA
AEIC American Entomological Institute, Gainesville, Florida
AEIF American Entomological Institute, Gainesville, Florida, USA
AEIG American Entomological Institute, Gainesville, Florida, USA
AFAQ Amateur Fisheries Association of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
AGS A. Giordana Soika (pers. coll.)
AHF Allan Hancock Foundation, Los Angeles, USA (collections now incorporated into LACM)
AHMG A. Hiller collection, Mt Glorious, Queensland, Australia (pers. coll.)
AHQA A. & M. Walford-Huggins collection (pers. coll.)
AIK A.I. Knight (pers. coll.)
AIM Auckland Institute and Museum, Auckland, New Zealand
AIMS Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville
AJB A.J. Bruce (pers. coll.)
AJGC A.J. Graham (pers. coll.)
ALA University of Alabama, Alabama, USA
AM Australian Museum, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
AM(MMUS) Australian Museum (Macleay Museum Collection), Sydney, Australia
AMAL A.M.A. Low (pers. coll.)
AMG Albany Museum, Grahamstown, South Africa
AML A.M. Lucas (pers. coll.)
AMNH American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA
AMNZ Auckland Museum, Auckland, New Zealand
AMPC Adrian M. Pinder Collection (pers. coll.)
AMS Australian Museum, Sydney
AMSA Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia
ANIC Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
ANIC(MMUS) Australian National Insect Collection (Macleay Museum Collection), CSIRO, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
ANSP Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
ANU Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
ANWC Australian National Wildlife Collection, CSIRO, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
AQIS Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service, Cairns
ARK University of Arkansas, Arkansas, USA
ARWH Australian Registry of Wildlife Health, Taronga Zoological Gardens
ASC Alan Sundholm (pers. coll.)
ASCJC A. Sibitani, Japan (pers. coll.)
ASCT The Agricultural Scientific Collections Trust, Orange, NSW, Australia
ASCU Agricultural Scientific Collections Unit, Orange, New South Wales, Australia, formerly referred to as DARI
ASIZB Academia Sinica Institute of Zoology, Beijing, China
ASIZP Academia Sinica Institute of Zoology, Taipei, Taiwan
ASSA A. Sundholm, Sydney, New South Wales (pers. coll.)
ASSL Academy of Sciences, St Louis, Michigan, USA
ASU Arizona State University, Arizona, USA
AUM Auburn University, Alabama, USA
AW Alice Wells (pers. coll.)
AWH A. Walford-Huggins (pers. coll.)
AWHC A. & M. Walford-Huggins collection, Mt Molloy, Queensland, Australia (pers. coll.)
AWMM Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, New Zealand
AZM Australian Zoological Museum, Katoomba (pers. coll.)
BAC Beijing Agricultural College, Beijing, People's Republic of China
BAH Biologische Anstalt Helgoland, Germany
BALL E.D. Ball collection (pers. coll.)
BAS British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge
BCI Barnes, Illinois (pers. coll.)
BCIQT Animal & Plant Quarantine laboratory, Taichung Branch Office, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taichung, Taiwan
BCRI Biological and Chemical Research Institute, Rydalmere (Sydney), NSW, Australia
BCW B.C. White (pers. coll.)
BDHU Biological Department of Hangzhou University, Hangzhou, China
BELL Bell (pers. coll.)
BHVC B.H. Vardy (pers. coll.)
BIE Instituto di Entomologia, Bologna, Italy
BIEC British East India Company collection ***check acronym, need rest of address***
BILQUEES collection of Prof. F.M. Bilquees (pers. coll.)
BITU Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Toyama University, Toyama, Japan
BIUB Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Mongolia
BJ Barrie Jamieson Collection (pers. coll.)
BLC B. Levey collection (pers. coll.)
BLCW Brian Levey collection, Cardiff, Wales
BLIH Biological Laboratory, Imperial Household of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
BLT Biological Laboratory, Shikoku University, Tokushima, Japan
BMBN Bergen Museum, Bergen, Norway
BMEUC Davis: The Bohart Museum of Entomology, University of California, California, USA
BMF Bjorn M. Fjellstad, Surfers Paradise (pers. coll.)
BMNH Natural History Museum London, England (formerly British Museum of Natural History)
BMPC Barry Moore, Canberra (pers. coll.)
BMR Bureau of Mineral Resources, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
BMRI see IPBM, Borneo Marine Research Institute Fish Collection, Kota Kinabalu
BNHM Bombay Natural History Museum, Bombay, India
BNHS Bombay Natural History Society, Bombay, India
BNM Beijing Natural History Museum, Beijing
BOC Bingham Oceanographic Collection, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
BPBM Bernice P. Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
BPPI Budapest: Plant Protection Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
BROOKS Brooks (pers. coll.)
BSKU Dept of Biology, Kochi University, Kochi City, Japan
BSM Berliner Staatliches Museum, Berlin, Germany
BSMP Bureau of Science, Manila, Philippines
BYU Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
CA Chicago Academy of Sciences, Chicago, USA
CAK A. Kallies (pers. coll.)
CALM Western Australian Dept of Conservation and Land Management collection, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
CAM Central Australian Museum, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
CAS California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California, USA
CAS(SU) Stanford University Collections in California Academy of Sciences, California, USA
CASIZ California Academy of Sciences, Invertebrate Zoology Collection, San Francisco, California, USA
CASS Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Applied Ecology, Shenyang, China
CAWC Central Australian Wildlife Collection
CBB R.T. Bell, University of Vermont, Burlington (pers. coll.)
CBGP Centre de Biologie pour la Gestion des Populations, Montpellier, France
CBM Working Collection M. Baehr, München
CBM-ZF Natural History Museum and Institute, Chiba, Japan
CBP P. Bulirsch, Praha, Czech Republic (pers. coll.)
CC Cockerell (pers. coll.)
CCARV Carvalho collection (pers. coll.)
CCB Central College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
CCHENG CHENG (pers. coll.)
CDW A. Dostal, Wien (pers. coll. including the Karel Kult Collection)
CE Christer Erséus personal collection (pers. coll.)
CELL Collection Edmond de Laever, Liège, Belgium (pers. coll.)
CFD F. Douglas (pers. coll.)
CFS Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forest Research Centre, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
CGC Collection Gilbert L. Challet, Florida, United States (pers. coll.)
CGM C.G. Miller (pers. coll.)
CGNZ Chris Green Collection, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand
CHA P. Hudson (pers. coll.) Adelaide
CHAMID Hamid (pers. coll.)
CHC C. Herbulot Collection, Paris, France
CHEISS Heiss (pers. coll.)
CHILL Hill (pers. coll.)
CHM Charlestown Museum, USA
CICIUP Centro de Introduccion y Cria de Insectos Utiles, Lima, Peru
CINZ Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand
CIX Museum of Garden History, London, UK
CJACOBS Jacobs (pers. coll.)
CJM C.J. Muller (pers. coll.)
CJP S. Jakl, Praha, Czech Republic (pers. coll.)
CKORM Kormilev (pers. coll.)
CLAUC Lauck (pers. coll.)
CLBC C.L. Bellamy collection, Sacramento, California, USA (pers. coll.)
CLH Lars Hendrich (pers. coll.)
CLUTZ Lutz (pers. coll.)
CM Carnegie Museum, Pennsylvania, USA
CMB Martin Baehr Collection at Zoologische Staatssammlung, München (Germany)
CMFRI Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp, India
Private Collection of Michael Langer, Niederweisa, Germany
CMNH Chicago Museum of Natural History, Chicago, USA
CMNO The Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
CMNZ Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand
CMP Machacek, P. (pers. coll.)
Private Collection of Martin Seitner, Dietranszell, Germany
CMUT Chiang Mai University, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biology, Chiang Mai, Thailand
CMW Colonial Museum, Wellington, New Zealand
CNC Canadian National Collection of Insects, Ottawa, Canada (= CNCI)
CNCI Canadian National Collection Insects, Ottwa, Ontario, Canada (= CNC)
CNRO Centre National de Recherches Océanographiques, Nossi-Bé, Malagasy Republic
COM Colombo Museum, Colombo, Sri Lanka
COPPINGER Coppinger (pers. coll.)
CPC Commonwealth Palaeontological Collection, Geoscience, Canberra (formerly Bureau of Mineral Resources)
CPOLH Polhemus (pers. coll.)
CPS University of Puget Sound (= CPSC, CPSU)
CPSC University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, USA (= CPS, CPSU)
CPSU University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, USA (= CPS, CPSC)
CRE University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
CREIC Reichardt (pers. coll.)
CREIGER Reiger (pers. coll.)
CREMA Remane (pers. coll.)
CRG R. Glatz (pers. coll.)
CROUB Roubal (pers. coll.)
CRS CRS what is it???
CSCA California State Collection of Arthropods, California Dept. Food & Agriculture, Sacramento, California, USA
CSCUD Scudder (pers. coll.)
CSID CSIRO, Darwin, T. Churchil
CSIRO CSIRO Marine Laboratories, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
CSLAT Slater (pers. coll.)
CSM R. Sciaky, Milano (pers. coll.)
CSTIU Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
CSTYS Stys (pers. coll.)
CSWEET Sweet (pers. coll.)
CTV L. Toledano, Verona (pers. coll.)
CU Cornell University
CUB Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
CUIC Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
CUMZ Cambridge University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge, England
CUMZB Chulalongkorn University, Museum of Zoology, Bangkok, Thailand
CZL Centro de Zoologia, Lisboa, Portugal
DALC D.A. Lane (pers. coll.)
DAM Department of Animal Morphology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
DASF Department of Agriculture, Stock and Fisheries, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
de Keyzer collection
DEBU University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
DEIB Deutsches Entomologisches Institut, Eberswalde, Germany
DEIC Deutsches Entomologisches Institut, Müncheberg
DEIE Deutsches Entomologisches Institut, Eberswalde-Finow, Germany
DELO Dwight M. DeLong collection (pers. coll.)
DEMD Deutsches Entomologisches Museum, Dahlem
DEVCI Bet Dagan: Department of Entomology, The Volcani Center, Israel
DEZAP Dipartimento di Entomologia e Zoologia Agraria, Università di Napoli Federico II, Portici, Italy
DFA Department of Fisheries, Adelaide, SA, Australia
DFC D.F. Crosby (pers. coll.)
DFQ Department of Forestry, Queensland, Australia
DFRIS Donghai Fisheries Research Institute, Shanghai, China
DGCI D. Gianasso collection, Carmagnola, Italy (pers. coll.)
DJGC David Greathead Collection, Wargrave, UK
DKRUSE Private collection of D.N. Kruse (pers. coll.)
DM Dominion Museum, Wellington, New Zealand
DMB Durban Museum, Durban, South Africa
DMNH Delaware Museum of Natural History, Delaware, USA
Discovery Museum Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
DOFLEIN Doflein (pers. coll.)
DPC G. Daniels (pers. coll.) [in AM from 2013/14]
DPIH Department of Primary Industry (formerly DAHT), Hobart, Australia
DPIM Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
DPIQ Department of Primary Industries, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
DPIQM Department of Primary Industries, Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
DPSC D.P. Sands (pers. coll.)
DSP Fitzsimon's Snake Park, Durban, South Africa
DZMU Department of Zoology, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
DZUC Departaments de Zoologia da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
DZUFP Departamento de Zoologia, Setor de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidae Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
DZUK Department of Zoology, University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
DZVU Universidad de Uruguay, Uruguay
EADC E.A. Dodge collection, Santa Cruz, California (pers. coll.)
EAMFRO East African Marine Fisheries Organisation, Zanzibar
EAQA E. Adams, Edungalba, Queensland, Australia (pers. coll.)
EBRG Estacion Biologia de Rancho Grande, Museo, Maracay, Venezuela
EC Evans (pers. coll.)
ECNB Escuela Nacional Ciencias, Mexico City, Mexico
ECSFI East China Sea Fisheries Institute, Shanghai, China
ECTARI Entomology Collection, Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute, Wu-feng, Taichung, Taiwan
EFWM Department of Entomology, Fisheries and Wildlife, University of Minnesota, St Paul, USA
EI Universidade Federal Rural, Eugen Izecksohn, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
EIHU Entomological Institute, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
ELCAK Entomological Laboratory, College of Agriculture, Kyoto Imperial University, Kyoto, Japan
ELKU Entomological Laboratory, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
ELTE Zoosystematical and Ecological Institute, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest
EMAG Ernst-Moritz Arndt Collection, Museum der Stadt Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
EMEC Essig Museum of Entomology, University of Berkeley, California, USA [=EMUC]
EMGRIK Entomological Museum of the Government Research
EMOC Eveline Marcus Oligochaeta Collection Caixa Postal 6994 (pers. coll.)
EMUC Essig Museum, Division of Entomology, University of California, Berkeley, USA [=EMEC]
EPAL Entomology Collection, Punjab Agricultural University, Lyallpur, Pakistan
EPN Escuela Politecnia National, Quito, Ecuador
ETHZ Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland
ETIENNE Etienne Collection, Guadeloupe
EU Ehime University, Ehime, Japan
EUMJ Ehime University, Matsuyama, Japan
EUQ Department of Entomology, Queensland University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
EVC Eduard Vives Collection, Barcelona
Ewart coll. Ewart Collection
FAKU Dept of Fisheries, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan
FCNA Forestry Commission of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
FCNI Forestry Commission of New South Wales Insect Collection, Beecroft, New South Wales, Australia
FKCC Friederich Kiefer Copepod Collection, Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde in Karlsruhe, Germany
FLIN Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
FLMH Fisheries Laboratory, Mourilyan Harbour, Queensland
FLMNH-UF Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
FLPC Felix Lorenz Private Collection
FMHU Fisheries Museum, Faculty of Fisheries, Hokkaido University, Hakodate, Japan
FMNH Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, USA
FRLM Faculty of Fisheries, Mie University, Fisheries Research Laboratory, Mie-ken, Japan
FRSA Fisheries Research Station, Aberdeen, Scotland
FSBC I Florida Marine Reserach Institute, St. Pertersburg, Florida, USA
FSCA Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Gainsville, Florida, USA
FSFRL National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries, Fisheries Research Agency, Shimizu, Shizuoka, Japan (formerly Far Seas Fisheries Research Laboratory)
FSKU Kitasato University, School of Fisheries Sciences, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
FSM Florida State Museum, Gainesville, Florida, USA
FTIC Forestry Tasmania Insect Collection
FUMT University of Tokyo, Department of Fisheries, University Musuem, Tokyo, Japan
GARDINER Stanley Gardiner (pers. coll.)
GAUBA Gauba Collection, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
George Burns Collection (NMV)
GCBP G.C.B. Poore (pers. coll.)
GCRL Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, USA
GD G.R. Dyne (pers. coll.)
GDCB Greg Daniels (pers. coll.) [in AM from 2013/14]
GEN MUS Geneva Museum
GHNC G.H. Nelson collection, U.S.A. (pers. coll.)
GLAHM Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, UK
GLB Geneeskundig Laboratorium, Jakarta, Indonesia
GML Gorgas Memorial Laboratory, Northbrook, Illinois, USA
GMNH Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Genève, Switzerland
GNM Gothenburg Museum of Natural History, Sweden
GORZCYCA Gorzcyca Collection, Katowice, Poland
GPC Gibb (pers. coll.)
GRIF Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
GS Guy Silvestre collection (pers. coll.)
GT G. Theischinger (pers. coll.)
GTCM Gordon Technical College Museum
GUM Glasgow University Museum (Hunter Museum), Glassgow, Scotland
GWAQ G. Wood collection, Atherton, Queensland, Australia (pers. coll.)
GWC G. Williams collection, Taree, New South Wales, Australia (pers. coll.)
GZM Giessener Zoologisches Museum, Germany
HAHC H.A. Howden collection, Ottawa, Canada (pers. coll.)
HAUPT Haupt Collection, Jena, Germany (pers. coll.)
HCRDI Horticultural Crop Research and Development Institute, Paradeniya, Sri Lanka
HDWA H. Demarz collection, Woodridge, Western Australia, Australia (pers. coll.)
HEISS Ernst Heiss peronal collection (pers. coll.)
HESC Hawai Entomological Society Collection, Honolulu
HHB H.H. Bollam (pers. coll.)
HKS H.K. Schminke (pers. coll.)
HLMD Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Germany
HMN Hancock Museum, University of Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
HMNT Hancock Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
HNC Haus der Natur Cismar, Germany
HNHM Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest, Hungary
HOCB Serge Hrabe Oligochaete Collection, Brno, Czech Republic (pers. coll.)
HPUSC Hancock Parasitology Collection, University of Southern California
HSPA H.S.P.A. Experiment Station, Honolulu
HUGG Personal collection of Lars Huggert, Lund, Sweden
HUJ Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
HUMZ Hokkaido University, Laboratory of Marine Zoology, Faculty of Fisheries, Hokkaido, Japan
HWML Harold W. Manter Laboratory, University of Nebraska, USA
HZM Zoologisches Museum of Hamburg, Germany
Hasenpusch Coll.
J. Hasenpusch, personal collection
IARI Indian Agricultural Research Institute. New Delhi
ICM Instituto de Ciencias del Mar, Paseo Nacional, Barcelona, Spain
ICN Universidad Nacional de Bogotá, Colombia
IDRB Instituut voor Dierkunde, Rijksuniversiteit, Ghent, Belgium
IEA Instituto di Entomologia Agraria, Portici, Italy
IEB Institute of Entomology, Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
IFAN Instituto Fondamental d'Afrique Noir, Dakar, Senegal
IFRI Indian Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun, Uttar Pradesh, India
IGAC I. G. Andrew collection, Palmerston North, New Zealand
IGM I.G. Morhaus (pers. coll.)
IGNS Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, Lower Hutt, nr Wellington, New Zealand
IIPB Institut de Ciéncies del mar, Barcelona, Spain
IM Indian Museum, Calcutta, India
IMLA Instituto Miguel Lillo, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina
IMRJ South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg, South Africa
IMS Institute of Marine Sciences (formerly East African Marine Fisheries Organization), Zanzibar
IMT Imperial Museum, Tokyo, Japan
IMTJ Institute for Malacology, Tokyo, Japan
IMTU Institute of Medicine, Community Medicine Department, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
INHS Illinois Natural History Survey, Urbana, Illinois, USA
INM Irish National Museum, Dublin, Ireland
INPA Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas de Amazonia, Manaus, Brazil
IOAN Shirshov Institute of Oceanography, Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
IOBC National Institute of Oceanography, Cochin, India
IOC Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
IOCAS Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
ION Institut Océanographique de Nhatrang, Nhatrang, Vietnam
IOQ Institute of Oceanology, Academia Sinica, Qingdao, China
IORAS Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences
IPBM Borneo Marine Research Institute Fish Collection, Kota Kinabalu
IPCAS Institute of Parasitology, Czech Academy of Science, Ceské Budejovice, Czech Republic
IPEF Institut für Pflanzenschutzforschung, Eberswalde-Finow, Germany
IPK Institut für Pflanzenschutzforschung, Berlin, Germany
IPN Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico
IPSAA Istituto Sperimentale per la Zoologia Agraria, Firenze.
IRSM Institut Recherche Scientifique de Madagascar, Madagascar
IRSNB Institut Royal des Sciences Naturalles de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
ISBC Institute of Soil Biology, Czech Academy of Science, Ceské Budejovice, Czech Republic
ISBJR Institute of Soil Biology, J. Rusek Collection (pers. coll.)
ISH Institut für Seefischerei, Hamburg, Germany
ISNB Museum de l’Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique
ISTPM Institute Scientifique et Technique des Pêches Maritimes, Nantes, France
ISVB Inst. Sanidad Vegetal Buenos Aires
ITOCOL Ito collection, Entomological Laboratory, University of Osaka, Osaka, Japan
IUM Department of Biology, Ibaraki University, Mito, Japan
IZAC Academia de Ciences, La Habana, Habana, Cuba
IZASS l'Institut Zoologique de l'Académie de Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
IZBT L'Institut de Zoologie et Botanique de Tartu, Estonia
IZCR Istituto di Zoologia "Giuseppe Reverberi" dell'Università, Palermo, Italy
IZUC Universidad de Conceptión, Conceptión, Chile
IZUCS Università di Cagliari, Inst. Zool., Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
IZW Institut Zoologii, Warsaw, Poland
JCC James C. Cokendolpher collection, Lubbock, Texas (pers. coll.)
JCUT James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
JD John Dean (pers. coll.)
JDC J. d'Apice (pers. coll.)
JEC J.E. Collin, Raylands', Newmarket, England (pers. coll.)
JFBM James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
JFDC J.F. Donaldson (pers. coll.)
JFRKC J.F.R. Kerr (pers. coll.)
JGAA J. Gardner, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (pers. coll.)
JH Jiri Hava, Praha, Czech Republic (pers. coll.)
JHC J. Hasenpuch collection, Innisfail, Queensland, Australia (pers. coll.)
JHQA J. Harslett, Amiens, Queensland, Australia (pers. coll.) [in QM/QMB from Jan/Feb 2014]
JI J. Illies (pers. coll.)
JK J. Kojima (pers. coll.)
Private Collection of Jiri Kolibác, Brno, Czech Republic
JLC John Landy (pers. coll.)
JMC J. Macqueen (pers. coll.)
JMPC J. Muona (pers. coll.)
JMQA J. Macqueen, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia (pers. coll.)
JOGC James O'Grady Collection (pers. coll.)
JOLIVET P. Jolivet (pers. coll.)
Private Collection of Jakub Rolcík, Praha, Czech Republic
JRPC J. Rusek, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (pers. coll.)
JSBC J.S. Bartlett private collection
JSCB J. Sedlacek collection (pers. coll.)
JSPC J. Sedlacek (pers. coll.)
JSQA J. Sedlacek collection, Queensland, Australia (pers. coll.)
JTNA J. Turner collection, Hill End, New South Wales, Australia (pers. coll.)
KAS Spencers personal collection (pers. coll.)
KAUM Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima, Japan
KBIN Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen, Brussels, Belgium
KC Kult Collection
KCJ S. Kanda Collection, Asano Senior High School, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama, Japan
KFRS Kanudi Fisheries Research Station, Papua New Guinea
KIU Science Department, Kyoto Imperial University, Japan
KIUJ Kyusu University, Fukuoka, Japan
KIZ Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Science, Kunming
KKUA Khon Kaen University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Entomology, Khon Kaen, Thailand
KLD K.L. Dunn (pers. coll.)
KM Muzeum Przyrodnicze przy Zakladzie Zoologii Systematycznej, Krakøw, Poland
KMK Kaffarian Museum, King William's Town, South Africa
KMV Kaiserlich Museum, Vienna, Austria
KNHM Kitakyushu Natural History Museum, Japan
KONE Central Reference Collection, Dept of Primary Industries, Konedobu, Papua New Guinea
KPM Kanagawa Prefectural Museum, Yokohama, Japan
KPMNH Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History, Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan
KREFFT Krefft (pers. coll.)
KU University of Kansas, Museum of Natural History, Lawrence, Kansas, USA
KUEL Entomology Laboratory of Kyushu University, Kyushu, Japan
KUMF Kasetsart University Museum of Fisheries, Bangkok, Thailand
KUNHM Kansas University Natural History Museum
KZGA Koninklijk Zoölogisch Genootschap, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Z. Komiya, personal collection
LACM Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, California, USA
LACM-AHF Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Allan Hancock Foundation Collection
LAM L.A. Mound (pers. coll.)
LCFM Musée La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
LDC L. Deharveng Collection, Toulouse, France
LDPC L. Deharveng, Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France (pers. coll.)
LEMC Lyman Entomological Museum, Macdonald College, Canada
LEW Laboratorium voor Entomologie, Wageningen, Netherlands
LFM Merseyside County Museums (formerly Liverpool Free Museum), Liverpool, England
LIHUBA Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
LIPI Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia
LIVCM Liverpool County Museum, Liverpool, England
LM State Museum of Natural History, Leyden, The Netherlands
LNK Landessammlungen für Naturkunde, Karlsruhe, Germany
LNPV Laboratoire National de la Protection des Végétaux, station d’entomologie, Montpellier, France
LRP Lawrence R. Penner Parasitology Collection, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
LS Linnaean Society, London, England
LSTM Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
Linnean Society of London The Linnean Society of London
LSUMZ Louisiana State University Museum of Zoology, Baton Rouge, Missouri, USA
LSUS Louisiana State Museum, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
LTC L. Toledano (pers. coll.)
LUC Limburgs Universitair Centrum
LUNZ Lincoln University, Lincoln, New Zealand
LWP coll. L. Popple Collection
LZFD Laboratoire Zoologique, Faculté des Sciences, Dijon, France
M.W. Melbourne Ward (pers. coll.)
MACL Macleay Museum at the Sydney University
MACN Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, Buenos Aires, Argentina
MAD Madras Museum, Madras, India
MAGD Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences, Darwin, Australia
MAGNT Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory, Darwin
MAN Muséum-Aquarium de Nancy, Nancy, France
MATOCQ Matocq Collection, Paris, France
MATS Shonen Matsumura collection (pers. coll.)
MB Museu Bocage, Faculdade de Ciencias, Universidade Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
MBCTU Marine Biological Center, Tokai University, Shimizu, Japan
MBISN Museum of the Biological Institute SO AN SSSR, Novosibirsk, Russia
MBL Museu Nacional de História Natural, Universidade Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
MBNH Museum of the Boston Society of Natural History
MBPC Marty Beals Private Collection
MBSAG Mar. Biol. Sta. Al Ghardaqa
MBUCV Universidad Central, Caracas, Venezuela
MBZH Museo y Biblioteca de la Zoologia, La Habana, Cuba
MC G. Merino collection (lost) (pers. coll.)
MCCI Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Carmagnola, Italy
MCG Museo Civico di Storia Naturale 'Giacomo Doria', Genoa, Italy (=MSNG)
MCM(CMFRI) Reference Collection, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp, India
MCNBA Museo de Ciencias Naturales, Buenos Aires, Argentina
MCNC Museo de Ciences Naturales, Caracas, Venezuela
MCSN Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Milan
MCZ Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
MD Museu do Dundo, Luanda, Angola
MDB M. De Baar (pers. coll.) [in QM/QMB from Jan/Feb 2014]
MDFR Museum de Douai, France
MDFRC Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre
MDPI Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Mareeba
MDUG Universidad Guanajuato, Museo Alfredo Duges, Mexico
MEAES Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, Orono, Maine, USA
MEGPM Meguro Parasitology Museum, Tokyo, Japan
MELG Geology Dept, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
MELU University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
MFLB Marine Fisheries Laboratory, Department of Fisheries, Bangkok, Thailand
MFNB Museum für Naturkunde, Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
MFP Museo Felipe Poey, La Habana, Habana, Cuba
MGAB Museu 'Gross Antipa', Bucharest, Romania
MGF Museum George Frey, Tutzing, Germany
MGH Museum Godeffroy, Hamburg (now in ZMH), Germany
MGWA M. Golding collection, Berverley, Western Australia, Australia (pers. coll.)
MHC M. Hanlon collection, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (pers. coll.)
MHN Museum de História Natural, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
MHNB Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle (Naturhistorisches Museum), Basel, Switzerland
MHNBX Muséum d’histoire naturelle, Bordeaux
MHND Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
MHNG Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland
MHNLS Museo de Historia Natural La Salle, Caracas, Venezuela
MHNM Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Montevideo, Uruguay
MHNT Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Troyes (France)
MHNV Museo de Historia Natural de Valparaiso, Chile
MHNVL Musée d'Histoire Naturelle de la Ville de Lille, Lille, France
MHSA M. Hanlon, Sydney, New South Wales (pers. coll.)
MIZL Musée de l'Institut de Zoologie, Liège, Belgium
MJC Michael Jefferies Collection (pers. coll.)
MJG Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz (Abteilung für Zoologie), Austria
MJPP Museum Jardin des Plantes, Paris
MK Kiev Museum, Russia
ML Prirodosloveni Muzej Slovenije, Yugo.
MLFD Molslaboratoriet, Femmoller, Denmark
MLM Melinda Moir pers. coll.
MLP Museo de La Plata, Argentina
MLPC Max Liebke (pers. coll.)
MLS Museo de la Instituto de la Salle, Bogotá, Colombia
MLSF Museo 'La Specola', Florence, Italy
MLU Martin Luther Universität, Wissenschaftsbereich Zoologie, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
MLUH Martin Luther Universität, Wissenschaftsbereich Zoologie, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
MM Universität Magdeburg, Germany
MMB Moravian Museum, Brno, Czech Republic
MMBC Moravske Muzeum [Moravian Museum], Brno, Czech Republic
MMBL Manazuru Marine Biological Laboratory, Japan
MMBS Mukaishima Marine Biological Station, Japan
MMF Museu Municipal do Funschal, Madeira, Brazil
MMH Municipal Museum, Halberstadt, Germany
MMK McGregor Museum, Kimberley, South Africa
MMMZ Mutare Museum, Mutare, Zimbabwe
MMTT Muzo-ye-Melli-ye Tarikh-e Tabii, Tehran, Iran
MMUE Museum of Manchester University, Manchester, England
MMUS Macleay Museum, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
MN Universidade de Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
MNB Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
MNCN Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, Spain
MNCR Museo Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica
MNH Musei Nationalis Hungarici, Budapest, Hungary
MNHD Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
MNHL Muséum l'Histoire Naturalle, Lyon, France
MNHN Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santiago, Chile
MNHNJP Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
MNHNM Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Mexico City, Mexico
MNHNN Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Nice, France
MNHNP Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France
MNHNSD Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santo Domingo
MNHP Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France
MNINGA Muzeul National de Istorie Naturala “Grigore Antipa,” Bucharest
MNM Magyar Nemzeti Muzeum, Budapest, Hungary
MNPV Laboratoire National de la Protection des Végétaux, station d’entomologie, Montpellier, Franc
MNRJ Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
MNUB Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt Universität, Berlin
MNZ Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santiago, Chile
MOM Musée Océanographique de Monaco, Monaco
MONZ Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongaewa (formerly National Museum of New Zealand), Wellington, New Zealand
MPC M. Peterson collection, Perth, Western Australia, Australia (pers. coll.)
MPEG Museu Paraense 'Emiliano Goeldi', Belém, Brazil
MPL Musée de Port Louis, Mauritius Institute, Port Louis, Mauritius
MPM Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
MPWA M. Powell collection, Melville, Perth, Western Australia, Australia (pers. coll.)
MQU Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
MRAC Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium.
MRCS Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons, London
MRGS Museu do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
MRHN Museu Rio-Grandense de Ciências Naturais, Porto Alegre, Brazil
MRSN Museo Regionale Scienze Naturali, Torino, Italy
MRST Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Turin, Italy
MS Musée de Zoologie de l'Université de Strasbourg, France
MSB Museum Sophia, Bulgaria
MSCC MS Caterino Collection (pers. coll.)
MSCJ M. Satô (pers. coll.)
MSCM Massachusetts State Collection, University of Massachusetts, Amherst USA
MSMC M.S. Moulds (pers. coll.)
MSNF Museo di Storia Naturale di Firenze - Sezione di Zoologia ('La Specola')
MSNG Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 'Giacomo Doria', Genova, Italy (=MCG)
MSNM Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, Italy
MSNT Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Torino, Italy
MSNVE Museo di Storia Naturale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
MSUM Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
MSUMZ Memphis State University, Tennessee, USA
MSUP Moscow State Pedagogical University, Russia
MT Taiwan Museum, Taipai, Taiwan
MTKD Museum für Tierkunde, Dresden, Germany
MTQ Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
MTUF Museum of the Tokyo University of Fisheries
MUC Muller collection, Jena, Germany (pers. coll.)
MUFS Department of Plant and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan
MUL Museum Ludovicae Ulricae
MULU Museum Ludovicae Ulricae, Zoology Institute of the University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
MURD Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
MV Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (see NMV)
MVMA Museum of Victoria, Abbotsford, Australia
MVZ Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
MW Museum Wasmann, Valkenburg, The Netherlands
MWNH Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
MZ Museo de Zoologica de la Universidad de Narrava, Spain
MZB Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense, Bogor, Indonesia
MZBL Museo de Zoologica, Barcelona, Spain
MZGZ Museum Zoologia del Giardino Zoologico, Rome, Italy
MZH Finnish Museum of Natural History (Museum of Zoology Helsinki), Helsinki, Finland (= ZMHH, UZMH)
MZIKIU Museumof the Zoological Institute, Kyoto Imperial University, Japan.
MZTG Museum Zoologia, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico
MZUB Museo di Zoologia dell'Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
MZUF Museo Zoologico, Università, Firenze, Italy
MZUM Musium Zoologi, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
MZUN Museum of Zoology, University of Napoli, Italy
MZUP Museo Zoologia, Università Padua, Padova, Italy
MZUS Musée de Zoologie de l'Université de Strasbourg, France
MZUSP Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
MZUT Museo e Instituto di Zoologia Sistematica dell'Università di Torino, Turin, Italy
MZV Zoological Museum Varsovite, Russia
MZVC Museo de Zoología, Universidad de Concepción, Uruguay
Murdoch Uni. Coll. Murdoch University Collection
NAMMA Natura Artis Magistra Museum, Amsterdam
NAP Institute of Zoology, Academia Sinica (formerly National Academy of Peiping), Beijing, People's Republic of China
NAPC Navas (pers. coll.)
NBQ N.B. Quick (pers. coll.)
NCHU National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
NCIP National Collection of Insects, Pretoria, South Africa
NCIPJ Pusat Penelitian dan Pengembangan Oseanologi, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia
NEW University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
NEZ Museum, Zoology Department, University of New England, Armadale, New South Wales, Australia
NHM Naturhistorisches Museum, Bern, Switzerland
NHM-UK Natural History Museum, London UK
NHMA Naturhistorisk Museum Aarhus, Denmark
NHMB Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel, Switzerland
NHMG Naturhistoriska Museet, Göteborg, Sweden
NHMIC Natural History Museum and Institute, Chiba
NHMR Natural History Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
NHMUK Natural History Museum, Karachi University, Pakistan
NHMV Natural History Museum, Vienna, Austria (= NHMW, VNHM, ZMV)
NHMW Natural History Museum, Vienna, Austria (= Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien, Austria) (= NHMV, VNHM, ZMV)
NHRM Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm, Sweden (= NHRS, NRMS, NRS)
NHRN Natuurhistorisch Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
NHRS Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm, Sweden (= NHRM, NRMS, NRS)
NIO National Institute of Oceanography, USA
NIOJ National Institute of Oceanology, Jakarta, Indonesia
NIWA National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research, New Zealand
NJU Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
NKMU Nankai University Museum, Tianjin, People's Republic of China
NLU University of Louisiana at Monroe, Department of Biology, Museum of Natural History, Division of Zoology, Monroe, Louisiana, USA
NM National Museum, Nairobi, Kenya
NMBO National Museum, Bloemfontein, South Africa
NMC National Museums of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
NMGC National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
NMI National Museum of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
NMINH National Museum of Ireland, Dublin
NMK National Museum, Nairobi, Kenya
NMKE National Museums of Kenya
NML Natur-Museum, Luzern
NML (LINP) Linsenmaier, W., private collection, in Natur-Museum, Luzern, Switzerland
NMMBP National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Pingtung, Taiwan
NMNH National Museum of Natural History, Washington
NMNZ National Museum of New Zealand (formerly DMNZ), Wellington, New Zealand
NMP Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
NMPC National Museum Prague (Národni muzeum v Praze), Prague, Czech Republic
NMPH National Museum of the Philippines, Manilla
NMS National Museum, Singapore
NMSL National Museum of Sri Lanka, Colombo
NMSR Naturhistorisches Museum im Thüringer Landesmuseum Heidecksburg zu Rudolstadt, Rudolstadt, Germany
NMSU New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
NMSZ National Museum of Natural History, Edinburgh, Scotland
NMV Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (official acronym for Museum Victoria; see also MV)
NMW Naturhistorisches Museum in Wien, Austria
NMWZ National Museum of Wales, Swansea, Wales
NNLH Naturkundeabteilung des Niedersächsischen Landesmuseums
NOAS New Orleans Academy of Science, Louisiana, USA
NPC National Pusa Collection, New Dehli, India
NRIFSF National Research Institute of Far Seas Fisheries, Fisheries Research Agency, Shizuoka
NRMS Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm, Sweden (= NHRS, NHRM, NRS)
NRS Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm, Sweden (= NHRS, NHRM, NRMS)
NSIMB Alfred-Wegener-Institut für Polarund Meeresforschung, Bremerhaven, Germany
NSMT National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo (formerly National Science Museum (Natural History), Tokyo, Japan)
NSMT-MoR Showa Memorial Institute, in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo (formerly National Science Museum (Natural History), Tokyo, Japan)
NSMW Naturwissenschftlich Sammlung Museum, Wiesbaden, Germany
NSWA New South Wales Department of Agriculture, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
NTDPIF Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
NTEIRC Northern Territory Economic Insect Reference Collection, Darwin, Australia
NTM Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
NTOU National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan
NTQIC Northern Territory Quarantine Insect Collection
NTU National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
NTUM National Taiwan University, Department of Zoology, Taipei, Taiwan
NUS National University of Singapore, Singapore
NWAFU Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China
NYSM New York State Museum, Albany, New York, USA
NZAC New Zealand Arthropod Coll. Landcare Research (formerly N.Z. Arthropod Coll. DSIR), Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand
NZFRI New Zealand Forest Research Institute, Rotarua, New Zealand
NZGS New Zealand Geological Survey, Wellington, New Zealand
NZOI New Zealand Oceanographic Institute, Wellington, New Zealand
OCMT Odawara Carcinological Museum, Tokyo, Japan
OCSA Veterinary Research Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
OKC Okada Collection (pers. coll.)
OLML Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria
OMNH Osaka Museum of Natural History, Osaka, Japan
OMNZ Otago Museum, Otago, New Zealand
OOB Laboratoire Arago, Banyuls-sur-Mer.
ORI Ocean Research Institute, Durban, South Africa
ORTMANN Ortmann (pers. coll.)
OSM Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
OSUC Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
OSUO Oregon State University, Faculty of Science, School of Oceanography, Corvallis, Oregon, U.S.A. (Most specimens transferred to OS main collection).
OSUS Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, USA
OUC Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
OUM Hope Department Entomology, Oxford University, Oxford, England
OUMNH Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Oxford, UK
OUMNH Don't use this one
OUVC Ohio University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
OWU Ohio Wesleyan University, Ohio, USA
P.J.F.D P.J.F. Davie (pers. coll.)
PAN Museum of the Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland
PANZ Plant Protection Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
PASSM Peabody Academy of Science, Salem, Massachusetts, USA
PBPI Bureau of Plant Industries, Manila, Philippines
PCB Broadhead (pers. coll.)
PCBP B.P. Moore, Canberra (pers. coll.)
PCCJL C.J. Louwrens, Hilversum, Holland (pers. coll.)
PCCW C.H.S. Watts (pers. coll.)
PCDD D.A. Duckhouse (pers. coll.)
PCE Enderlein (pers. coll.)
PCGMD G.M. Dunnet (pers. coll.)
PCGT Günther Theischinger (pers. coll.)
PCK Kolbe (pers. coll.)
PCNEW New (pers. coll.)
PCP Pearman (pers. coll.)
PCPZ P. Zwick (pers. coll.)
PCRM R. Mouchamps (pers. coll.)
PCRT R. Traub (pers. coll.)
PCS Sélys-Longchamps (pers. coll.)
PCSLS S.L. Straneo (pers. coll.)
PCVK V. Kessner (pers. coll.)
PCW Winthem (pers. coll.)
PCWU Wunderlich (pers. coll.)
PDPI Papua New Guinea Department of Primary Industries, Boroka (formerly Konedobu), Papua New Guinea
PEM Port Elizabeth Museum, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
PERC Purdue Entomological Research Collection, USA
PHTMS School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Sydney
PIP Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
PIZW Polska Akademnìa Nauk Instytut Zoologìczny, Warsaw
PKHH Private Collection of Kai Heller, Heikendorf, Germany
PLNZ Plant Protection Centre, Lincoln, New Zealand
PMAM Beijing Natural History Museum, Beijing, People's Republic of China
PMBC Phuket Marine Biological Centre Reference Collection, Phuket, Thailand
PMGC P.M. Giachino (pers. coll.)
PMH Paul Hutchinson, Personal Collection
PMJ Phyletisches Museum, Jena, Germany
PML Portobello Marine Laboratory of the University of Otago, New Zealand
PMQ Public Museum, Quebec, Canada
PMS Slovenian Museum of Natural History (Prirodosloveni Muzej Slovenije), Ljubljana, Slovenia
PMV Provincial Museum, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
PNGDPI Department of Primary Industries, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
PNGM National Museum and Art Gallery, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
PPC M. Powell (pers. coll.)
PPPO Pusat Penelitian dan Pengembangan Oseanologi, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia
PPRI Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria, , Gauteng, South Africa
PRIV personal collection (pers. coll.)
PRM Peter Redpath Museum, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
PSU Portland State University, Oregon
PSV P.S. Valentine (pers. coll.)
PU Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
PUC Beijing University, Beijing, People's Republic of China
PUM Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy
PUO Portland University, Oregon, USA
PWMP Private Collection of Werner Mohrig, Puddemin, Germany
PZ Peter Zwick (pers. coll.)
PZC Peter Zwick personal collection, Max-Planck-Institute for Limnology, Plön, Germany (pers. coll.)
QDFI Queensland Department of Forestry, Indooroopilly, Queensland, Australia
QDPC Queensland Primary Industries & Fisheries Collection
QDPI Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
QIMR Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
QM Queensland Museum, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
QMBA Queensland Museum, Brisbane, Australia
QPIM Department of Primary Industries, Mareeba, Australia
QUE University of Queensland, Department of Entomology, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
QUIL Quilis Perez (pers. coll.)
QVM Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
QVMS Queen Victoria Memorial Museum, Salisbury, Zimbabwe
RAME Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, England
RBINS Royal Belgian Institut of Natural Sciences (Belgium, Bruxelles) = IRSNB
RBPC Roger Bolin Private Collection
RCBA R. Clarke, Byron Bay, Queensland, Australia (pers. coll.)
RCSE Royal College of Surgeons, London, England
RCSL Royal College of Surgeons, London, England
RDAF Research Department South East Asian Fisheries Development Center, Changi, Singapore
RDC Research & Development Center for Oceanography, Jakarta, Indonesia
RDK Roger de Keyzer, Sydney, Australia
REC R. Eastwood (pers. coll.)
RFC R. Field (pers. coll.)
Private Collection of Roland Gerstmeier, Munich, Germany
RGMC Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgium
RGWC R.G. Wind (pers. coll.)
RHF R.H. Fisher (pers. coll.)
RIB Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Bruxelles, Belgium
RLCOLL Rauno Linnavuori collection (pers. coll.)
RM Raffles Museum, Singapore
RMBM R.M.Bohart Museum of Entomology, University of California, Davis
RMC R. Mayo collection, Medowie, New South Wales, Australia (pers. coll.)
RMNA R. Mayo, Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia (pers. coll.)
RMNH Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum (formerly Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie), Leiden, Netherlands
ROM Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
ROME Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
RSM Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, Scotland
RSQA R. Storey, Mareeba, Queensland, Australia (pers. coll.)
RUMF Ryukyu University Museum, Fujukan, Okinawa, Japan
RUSI Rhodes University, J.L.B. Smith Institution, Grahamstown, South Africa
RVAUC The Royal Veterinary & Agricultural University, Copenhagen, Denmark
RWH R.W. Hay (pers. coll.)
SAIAB South African Institute of Aquatic Biodiversity, Grahamstown, South Africa
SAIMR South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg, South Africa
SAM South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa
SAMA South Australian Museum, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
SAMC South African Museum Capetown
SANC South African National Collection of Insects, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
SBC S. Brown (pers. coll.)
SBMNH Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, USA
SCI. COLL. Sci. coll. Mus. what is this???
SCMR Sphingidae Museum, Czech Republic
SCN Sociedad de Ciencias Naturales La Salle, Caracas, Venezuela
SCSFI South China Sea Fisheries Institute, People's Republic of China
State Department of Agriculture, Hawaii
SDEI Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut Müncheberg
SDNHM San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, USA
San Diego State University Museum of Biodiversity, San Diego, California
SEME Strickland Entomological Museum, Edmonton, Canada
SEMK Snow Entomological Museum, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA
SEMON Semon Collection (present whereabouts not traced)
SFC Laboratory of Fishes, Shanghai Fisheries University, Shanghai, China [also as Shanghai Fisheries College]
SGPIH Collection [Sammlung] Geological-Palaeontological Institute University of Hamburg Ggermany
SGT S. Gaudaire-Thore (pers. coll.)
SHK Saito Ho-on Kai Museum, Sendai, Japan
SIBAC Southwest Institute of Biology, Chengtu, Guangxi, People's Republic of China
SIO Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, USA
SIO-BIC Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Benthic Invertebrates Collection
SIUC Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illnois, USA
SIZK I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kiev, Germany
SJJ S.J. Johnson (pers. coll.)
SLC S. Lamond collection, Cairns, Queensland, Australia (pers. coll.)
SM Baylor University, Waco, Texas, USA
SMBL Museum of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, Sirahama, Japan
SME Station Marine d'Endoume, Marseille, France
SMF Naturmuseum und Forschungsinstitut, Senckenberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
SMITH Smith, G.B. (pers. coll.)
SMK Sarawak Museum, Sarawak, Malaysia
SMNG Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Görlitz
SMNH Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History, USA
SMNK Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde in Karlsruhe, Germany
SMNS Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Stuttgart, Germany
SMP Surinaams Museum, Paramaribo, Surinam
SMTD Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde, Dresden, Germany
SMW State Museum, Windhoek, Namibia
SNCBSH State of North Carolina Biological Station, North Carolina, USA
SNMBR Staatliches Naturhistorisches Museum in Braunschweig, Germany
SNSD Staatliche Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, Dresden, Germany
SRI Serengetti Research Institute, Tanzania
SSC Sacramento State University, Sacramento, California, USA
SSMNH Swedish State Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden
STAC Starý Collection (pers. coll.)
STM Stettinger Museum, Stetten, Germany
STREITO Streito Collection, Montpellier, France
STUM Santo Tomás University Museum, Manila, Philippines
SUB Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany
SUCN State University of California, Northridge, USA
SUFS Shimonoseki University of Fisheries, Shimonoseki, Japan
SUM Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
SWC S. Watkins collection, Queensland, Australia (pers. coll.)
SWIBASC Academia Sinica, Chengtu, Guangxi, People's Republic of China
SZCU Department of Systematic Zoology, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
SZVM Station Zoologique de Villefranche-sur-Mer, Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
TAIC Texas A. & I. University, Kingsville, Texas, USA
TAL T.A. Lambkin (pers. coll.)
TARI Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute
TAU Tel Aviv University, Israel
TCAA Townes Collection, American Entomological Institute, Ann Arbor, USA
TCWC Texas A. & M. University, College Station, Texas, USA
TDA Department of Agriculture, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
TDPI Tasmania Department of Primary Industries, Hobart, Tasmania
TFDA Tasmanian Fisheries Development Authority, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
TFIC Tasmanian Forestry Insect Collection
TFMC Insular Museum of Natural Sciences of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
TFRI Taiwan Fisheries Research Institute, Taiwan
THOMPSON Donald Thompson (pers. coll.)
THUP Tunghai University, Taiwan
TINRO Laboratory of Marine Studies, TINRO, Vladivostock, Russia
TIU Tokyo Imperial University, Tokyo, Japan
TKPM Tokushima Prefectural Museum, Tokushima, Japan
TL T. Lambkin (pers. coll.)
TLM Tiroler Landesmuseum, Innsbruck, Austria
TM Transvaal Museum, Pretoria, South Africa
TMAG Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania
TMC Tate Museum Collection, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
TMG What is it??
TMH Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
TMS Toleco Museum of Health and Natural History
TMSA Transvaal Museum, Pretoria, South Africa (Dr. S. Endrödy-Younga)
TNHC Texas Memorial Museum, Austin, Texas, USA
TNHM University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA
TS T. Sakai (pers. coll.)
TSC T. Sainval collection, Brussels, Belgium (pers. coll.)
TSMHN Teylers Strichtina Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands
TT Takahashi collection (pers. coll.)
TTMB Természettudomanyi Muzeum, Budapest, Hungary
TTU Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA
TU Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
TUAT Tokyo University of Agriculture
TZM Tokyo Zoological Museum, Tokyo, Japan
U*** Univ. Philipp.
UAB Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
UAIC University of Abidjan, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
UAM Universidad de Mérida, Mérida, Venezuela
UANL Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo León, Nuevo León, Mexico
UAZ University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
UBC University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
UBL Université du Benin, Lomé, Togo
UC Università di Catania (Itlay)
UCB University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
UCBZ Beaty Biodiversity Museum, University of British Columbia
UCC University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
UCDC University of California, Davis, USA
UCLZ University College London Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, London, England
UCM University of Colorado, Colorado, USA
UCME UCME Madrid University
UCNC University of California Nematode Collection, Davis, USA
UCO Universitè Catholique de l’Quest, Angers
UCP Universidad del Cauca, Popayán, Colombia
UCR Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
UCRE UCR Entomological Teaching and Research Collection, University of California, Riverside, California, USA
UCRNC University of California Riverside Nematode Collection
UCS University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
UCZEL Entomology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta, India
UDO Universidad de Oriente, Cumana, Venezuela
UDSM University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
UF University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida, USA
UG University of Ghana, Georgetown, Guyana
UGG University of Guam, Guam, USA
UH University of Hawaii, Hawaii, USA
UI University of Ibadan, Nigeria
UIM University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA
UIMNH University of Illinois, Museum of Natural History, Urbana, Illinois, USA
UK University of Kentucky, Kentucky, USA
UKI Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India
UKS University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
UL University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
ULQC University of Laval, Quebec, Canada
UM Umtali Museum, Zimbabwe
UMA University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
UMB ¿berseemuseum, Bremen or Department of Zoology, University of Bremen
UMBB Übersee-Museum, Bremen or Department of Zoology, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
UMF University of Miami, Miami, USA
UMKC University of Missouri, Colombia, Missouri, USA
UMKL University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
UMMZ University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
UMN University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
UMRM W.R. Enns Entomology Museum, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
UMS Universitii Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
UMUT University Museum (and Misaki Marine Biological Station) of the University of Tokyo, Japan
UMZC University Museum, Department of Zoology, Cambridge, England
UN University of Nebraska, Nebraska, USA
UNAM Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México
UNEA University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
UNM University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
UNSW University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
UO University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA
UOMNH University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA
UOP University of Opole, Opole, Poland
UP University of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
UPLB Museum of Natural History, University of the Philippines, Lons Banos, Laguna, Philippines
UPM University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
UPNG University of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
UPRM University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
UPRP University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
UPSA Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
UPSL University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
UQBA Department of Entomology, Queensland University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
UQIC [in QM/QMB from Dec 2011] University of Queensland Insect Collection, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
URB Ryukyu University Department of Zoology, Nakagusuku, Okinawa, Japan
URM University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
USBS School of Biological Sciences, University of Science, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia
USCP University of San Carlos, Cebu City, Philippines
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD, USA
USF University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
USNEC United States National Entomological Collection, U.S. National Museum of Natural History, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
USNHC United States National Helminthological Collection
USNM US National Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA
USNPC United States National Parasite Collection, Beltsville, Maryland, USA
USP University of South Pacific, Institute of Marine Resources, Suva, Fiji
UT University of Tasmania, Australia
UTA University of Texas, Arlington, Texas, USA
UTC University of Tasmania
UTEP University of Texas, El Paso, Texas, USA
UTG University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
UTZM University of Tsukubo, Zoological Museum (the Oka Collection), Okayama, Japan
UU University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
UUZM Universitets Zoologiska Museum, Uppsala, Sweden
UV Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
UVG Universidad del Valle, Cuidad, Guatemala
UW University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
UWA University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
UWMP Uniwersytet Wroclawski, Muzeum Przyrodnicze, Warsaw, Poland
UWP University of Wrocklaw, Poland
UZM Universitetets Zoologiske Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
UZMH University Museum (Zoology), Helsinki, Finland (= ZMHH, MZH)
UZMO Zoologisches Museum Universitäts Oslo, Oslo, Norway
VAIC Victorian Agricultural Insect Collection, Department of Agriculture, Knoxfield, VIC, Australia
VIGIS Institute of Helminthology, Moscow, RUSSIA
VK Vladimír Kalík (pers. coll.)
VKC Vince Kessner Collection (Adelaide River, NT, Australia)
VMM Vanderbilt Marine Museum, Long Island, New York, USA
VMNH Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville, Virginia, USA
VNHM Vienna Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria (= NHMW, NHMV, ZMV)
VNIRO Institute of Oceanography, Moscow, Russia
VRBCM Vratislav Richard Bejsak-Colloredo-Mansfeld (Personal Collection), Sydney, Australia
VUC Zoology Museum, Victoria University College, Wellington, New Zealand (= VUW)
VUW Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand (see also VUC)
WADA Western Australia Department of Agriculture, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
WADAK Western Australia Department of Agriculture, Kununurra
WAM Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
WARI Waite Campus, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
WAU Wageningen Agricultural University, Netherlands
WCUUM West China Union University, Chengdu, People's Republic of China
William F. Barr Museum, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, United States
WHOI Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA
WILLIAMS Williams, G. (pers. coll.)
WINC Waite Insect and Nematode Collection, Waite Campus, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide
WNS Wiesbaden Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlung der Stadt, Wiesbaden, Germany
WOLL University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Private Collection of Weston Opitz, Florida, United States
WPC Walford-Huggins (pers. coll.)
WSPC William D. Sumlin (pers. coll.)
WSU Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA
WUM University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
WVBS West Virginia Biological Survey, Virginia, USA
XFCFC Xiamen Fisheries College, Fujian, China
YCM Yokosuka City Museum, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
YHPC Yamaguti Helminthological Pers. Coll.
YNU Geological Institute, Yokohoma National University, Yokohoma, Japan
YPM Yale University, Peabody Museum, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
YTKC Yoshio Taki (pers. coll.)
ZAMU Zoological Museum, Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh, India
ZANU Divison of Botany and Zoology, School of Life Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia (pers. coll.)
ZCUV Zoological Collection University of Vienna
ZDEU Ege Universitesi, Bornova, Turkey
ZDKU Kharkov University, Russia
ZFMK Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut und Museum 'Alexander Koenig', Bonn, Germany
ZFSN Laboratoire de Zoologie de la Faculté des Sciences, Nancy, France
ZIA Armenian Academy of Sciences, Armenia
ZIAS Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St.Petersburg (= ZIN, ZISP, ZIL)
ZIH Martin Luther Universität, Halle, Germany
ZIHU Hiroshima University, Japan
ZIJ Zoological Institute, University of Jena, Germany
ZIK Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, The Ukraine
ZIL Academy of Sciences, Zoological Institute, St Petersburg, Russia (= ZISP)
ZIN Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg
ZIS Universität Saarbrücken, Germany
ZISP Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg, Russia (= ZIL)
ZIT Grusinian Academy of Sciences, Russia
ZIUG Zoological Institute of Graz University
ZIUL Zoologisches Institut der Universität, Leipzig, Germany
ZIUN Università di Napoli, Museo de Zoologia, Napoli, Italie
ZIUS Universitets Stockholm, Sweden
ZIUT Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
ZIUU Uppsala Universitets Zoologiska Museum, Uppsala, Sweden
ZIUW Universität Wien, Austria
ZIUZ Zagreb University, Zagreb, Croatia
ZLKU Zoological Laboratory Kyushu University, Japan
ZMA Zoölogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (collection now housed at Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden, The Netherlands)
ZMAU Zoological Museum, Andhra University, Waltair, India
ZMB Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany (= ZMHB, ZMHU)
ZMBN Zoological Museum, University of Bergen, Norway
ZMC Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
ZMG Zoologisches Museum, Göttingen, Germany
ZMH Zoologisches Museum Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
ZMHB Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany (= ZMB, ZMHU)
ZMHH Zoologiska Museum, Helsinki, Finland (= UZMH, MZH)
ZMHU Zoologisches Museum der Humboldt-Universitat, Berlin (= ZMHB)
ZMK Zoologisches Museum der Universität Kiel, Germany
ZML St Petersburg State University, St Petersburg, Russia
ZMLG Zoologisches Museum, Lübeck, Germany
ZMLU Universitets Lund, Lund, Sweden
ZMM Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia (= ZMMU)
ZMMU Zoological Museum, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia (= ZMM)
ZMPA Museum of the Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Science, Warszawa [=Warsaw], Poland
ZMT Georgian State Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia, Russia
ZMTUR Zoological Museum, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
ZMU Zoological Museum, University of Uppsala
ZMUA Zoological Museum, University of Amsterdam
ZMUB Universitetet i Bergen, Zoologisk Museum, Bergen, Norway
ZMUC Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
ZMUK Zoological Museum, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany
ZMUM Zoological Museum, Lomonosov University, Moscow, Russia
ZMUZ Zoologisches Museum der Universität Zürich, Switzerland
ZMV Zoological Museum of Vienna (= Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien, Austria)(= NHMW, NHMV, VNHM)
ZRC Zoological Reference Collection, National University of Singapore, Singapore
ZSI Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta, India
ZSM Zoologische Staatssammlung des Bayerischen Staates, München, Germany
ZSMB Zoologische Staatssammlung, München, Bavaria, Germany
ZSMC Zoologische Staassammlung des Bayerischen Staates, Munich
ZSP Zoological Society of Philadelphia, USA
ZUCT Department of Zoology, University College, Trivandrum, India
ZUM Zurich University Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
cB private coll. A. Bordoni (Firenze, Italy)
cN private coll. J. Nunn (Dunedin, NZ)
cPJ private collection Pawel Jaloszynski, Wrocław, Poland