Saturday, 28 December 2013

Institution abbreviations

On Palaeocritti original site:

AMF: Australian Museum, Fossil, Sydney, Australia
AMNH: American Museum of Natural History, U.S.A.
ANSP: Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.

BMNH: The Natural History Museum, London,UK
BP: Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

CGP: Council for Geosciences (formerly the Geological Survey of South Africa), Pretoria, South Africa
CM: Cincinnati Museum collection
CMNH: Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, U.S.A.
CPC: Commonwealth Palaeontological Collection, Canberra, Australia

DMAG: Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, U.K.

FMNH: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

GLAHM: Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
GSE: Geological Survey of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
GSQ: Department of Mines, Geological Survey of Queensland collection (now part of QMF), Australia

HMBM: Humboldt Museum, Berlin; IPM, Institut fu¨r Pala¨ontologie Mu¨nchen, Germany
HMG: Hancock Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

LEICS: New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester, UK
LTU: La Trobe University

MCZ: Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.A.
MGUH: Geological Museum of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark
MNHN: Musée National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France

NBM: New Brunswick, Museum, Saint John
NEWHMG: Hancock Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Geology
NHM P: The Natural History Museum, London, Palaeontology, England, UK
NMING: National Museum of Eire ⁄ Ireland, Dublin
NMQR: National Museum, Bloemfontein, South Africa
NMS: National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
NMS (RSM): National Museums of Scotland, Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, UK
NMVP: Museum of Victoria, Palaeontology, Melbourne, Australia
NSMNH: Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History, Canada

OUSM: University of Oklahoma, Stovall Museum, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

PIN: Paleontological Institute, Moscow, Russia

QMF: Queensland Museum Fossil, Brisbane, Australia

RJ: Roger Jones coll., London, England, UK
RM: Redpath Museum, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
ROM: Royal Ontario Museum of Palaeontology, Toronto, Canada

SAM: South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa
SM: Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge University
SMP; State Museum of Philadelphia
SPW; Stanley P. Wood collection, Mr Wood’s Fossils, Cowgatehead, Edinburgh

TCD; Trinity College, Dublin, Geology Collection
TMM; Texas Memorial Museum, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, U.S.A.

UC; University of Chicago, U.S.A.
UC: University of Cincinnati, U. S. A.
UCLA VP: University of California, Los Angeles, Vertebrate Paleontology, California, U.S.A.
UK: University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A.
UQ: University of Queensland.

WAM: Western Australian Museum, Perth, Australia
WDC: Wyoming Dinosaur Center, Wyoming, U.S.A.

"Creationist suspicion" - These are the abbreviations to which specimen numbers (holotypes, paratypes and referred) are attached?

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