Europe's natural history collections

Learn about the institution, the collections they hold and view records of specimens that have been databased. Currently only the collections of GBIF France partners are shown. Over time this list will expand to include all natural history collections in Europe.

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Click on a map pin to see the collections at that location. Use the map controls to zoom into an area of interest. Or drag your mouse while holding the shift key to zoom to an area.

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No collections are selected. Click on a collection name to see more details including the digitised specimen records for the collection. Collections not shown on the map (due to lack of location information) are marked .

Atlas of Living Australia
Crowdin
GBIF
GBIF France