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"Museum Abbreviations"

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Museums that I don't know the abbreviations

A

AC, Amherst College, Museum, Amherst, Massachusetts;

ASDM, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona;

AEU, Museum of Azad University, Esfahan, Iran;

AGB, Anhui Gushengqu Bowugan, or Anhui Paleontological Museum, = AHGM, Anhui Geological Museum, China.

Ak, University of Alaska Museum, Alaska;

AIS, Académie impérial des Sciences, Belles-lettres et Arts de Marseille, France;

ALM, Muséum National d’Historie Naturelle, Laboratoire de Palaeontologie;

ALMNH PV, Alabama Museum of Natural History, Tuscaloosa, Alabama;

AM, Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia;

AM, Asenovgrad Museum, Asenovgrad, Bulgaria;

AMF, Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia;

AMU-CURS, Alcaldia del Municipio Urumaco, Venezuela;

AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York;

AMSA, Albany Museum, South Africa;

ANSP, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia;

APEREZ, Private collection of Mr. Albert Perez in Carlet, Pais Valencia, Spain;

AODF, Australian Age of Dinosaur Fossils, Australia;

AS, Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie, Universität Münster, Münster in Westfalen, Germany;

AUMP, Auburn University Museum of Paleontology, Alabama;

ASDM, Arizona-Sonora Museum, Arizona;

AUGD, Department of Geology and Petroleum Geology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland;

AZAN, Akademia Nauk Azerbaijana-Bulgarian Academy of Science of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan;;

B

BAS, Bulgarska Akademia Naukite - Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia, Bulgaria;

BB, Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody, Wyoming;

BCPM, British Columbia Provincial Museum, British Columbia, Canada;

BENC, Museo de Paleontologia of the Benemerita Escuela Normal de Coahuila;

BGHan, BGR, Bundesanstalf für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe, Berlin, Niedersächsiches Landesamt für Bodenforschung, Hannover, Germany;

BGM, Bath Geology Museum (now the Royal Literary and Scientific Institution), Bath, England;

BGS, British Geological Survey, Keyworth, England;

BHM (Formerly BHI, Black Hills Institute),Black Hills Museum of Natural History;

BMB, Booth Museum of Natural History, Brighton, East Sussex, England;

BM, Bristol Museum, England;

BM(NH), Department of Palaeontology, The Natural History Museum, London; (see NHMUK)

BMM, Bürgermeister Müller, Museum, Solnhofen, Germany;

BMNH, Beijing Museum of Natural History, Beijing, China;

BNHM, Beijing Natural History Museum, Beijing, China;

BMRP, Burpee Museum Rockford Paleontology;

BPI, Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, University of the Witwaaterstrand, Johannesburg, South Africa;

BPM, Beipiao Paleontological Museum, China;

BRSMG, Department of Geology, Bristol, City Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, England;

BRV, Colecciones paleontologicas del Departamento de Geociencias de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia;

BS, BSPHGM, BSPG or BSP, Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und  Geologie, Münich (old Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und historische - München);

BSNH, Boston Society of Natural History, Massachusetts;

BUW, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany;

BXGM, Benxi Geological Museum, Liaoning Province, China;

BYU, Brigham Young University, Vertebrate Paleontology, Provo, Utah;

 C

CAS (SU), California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California;

CB, Borgomanero collection, Italy.

CCC, Coroata Municipality, Maranhao State, Brazil;

CCG, CHG, Chengdu College of Geology, Sichuan Province, China;

CCCGS, Chengdu Center of China Geological Survey, China;

CCK, Columbus College, Georgia;

CCM, Carter County Museum, Ekalaka, Montana;

CCMGE, Chernyshev Central Museum of Geological Explorations, Collections of the Department of Herpetology, Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg;

CCSRL, Centro Studi e Ricerche Ligabue, Venince, Italy;

CDM, Courenay and District Museum, Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada;

CENPALEO, CP.V, Universidade do Contestado, Mafra, Santa Catarina, Brazil;

CEU, Collage of Eastern Utah, Prehistoric Museum, Price, Utah;

CGH, National Museum of Prague;

CH, Palaeontological collection, Department of Mineral Resources, Thailand;

ChM, Charleston Museum, South Carolina;

CHNCB, Centre d'Historia Natural de la Conca de Barbera, Spain;

CJPM, Chaoyang Jixantang Paleontological Museum, China;

CM, CMNH, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania;

CM, Chongqing Museum, Sichuan Province, People’s Republic of China;

CM, Chimei Museum, Tiawan;

CMC, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinati, Ohio;

CMGP, Central Museum of Geological Prospecting, Saint Petersburg, Russia;

CMN, Canadian Museum of Nature (formerly NMC, National Museum of Canada, and GSC, Geological Society of Canada);

CMNH, Cleveland Museum of Natural History;

CNMM, former Central National Museum of Manchoukuo, based in Hsinking, now Changchun China;

CNRST-SUNY, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique et Technologique de Mali -Stony Brook University, New York;

CNU, Capital Normal University, China;

CPC, Commonwealth Palaeontological Collections, Canberra;

CPC, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Canberra, Australia;

CPC, Coleccion Paleontologica de Coahuila, Satillo Mexico;

CPP, CPPLIP, Centro de Pesquisas Paleontologias Llewellyn Ivor Price, Peiropolias, Brazil;

CPS, Wyoming-Colorado Paleontological Society,

CPT, Museo de la Fundacion Conjunto Paleontologico de Teruel-Dinopolis, Teruel, Aragon, Spain;

CS, Musee des Dinosaures d’Esperaza (Aude), France;

CSGP, Servicos Geologicos de Portugal, Lisboa, Portugal;

CSPM, Colegio Lasalle Palma de Mallorca, Spain;

CUG, Collection Universite Poitiers, France; 

CUP, Catholic University of Peking, China;

CV, Municipal Museum of Chungking, Sichuwan Province, People’s Republic of China;

CYGY; Chaoyang Geological Park, China;

 D

DDM, Dinosaur Discovery Museum, Kenosha, Wisconsin;

DFMMh/FV, Dinosaurier-Freilichtmuseum Müchehagen/Verein zur Förderung der Niedersächsischen Paläontologie (e.V.), Münchehagen, Germany;

DGBU,  Department of Geology, Pusan National University, Korea;

DGM, Divisao de Geologia c Mineralogia, Direcao Nacional da Producao Mineral, Secao Paleontologia;

DGM-DNPM, Departamento nacional de Producao Mineral, Rio de Janerio, Brazil;

DINO, Dinosaur National Monument, Utah-Colorado, (formerly DNM);

DIS, Dinamation International Society, Fruita, Colorado; (now defunk)

DM, The Dinosaur Museum, Blanding Utah;

DMNS - Denver Museum of Nature and Science. (old DMNH, Denver Museum of Natural History), Denver, Colorado;

DMR, Department of Mineral Resources, Bangkok, Thailand;

DNPM, Setor de Paleontologia do Departamento Nacional de Producao Mineral, Rio de Janeiro;

DORCM GS, Dorset Royal County Museum, Geological Survey, England;

DPMWA, Dorthy Page Museum of Wasilla, Alaska;

DSTF, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra dell'Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italy;

DZVMLP, Departamento Cientifico de Zoologia de Vertebrados, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, LA Plata, Argentina;

E

EJ, ‘Ein Yabrud collection catalogue entries at The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel;

ELDM, Erlianhaote Dinosaur Museum, Inner Mongolia,

ELI, Early Life Insititue, Northwest University, Xi'an, China;

ELM, East London Museum, South Africa;

ELTE, Eötvös University, Budapest, Hungary;

ESRF, European Synchrotron Radation Facility, Gerenoble, France;

ET, East Texas State University;

EUIV, University of Esfahan, Esfahan, Iran;

 F

FC-DPV, Departmento de Paleontologia, Facultad de Ciencias, Montevideo, Uruguay;

FCM, Facultad de Ciencias Marinas, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Ensenda, Baja California, Mexico;

FCPT, Fundacion Conjunto Paleontologico de Teruel-Dinopolis, Teurel, Spain;

FEMA, in private collection of Mrs. Enric Ferrer and Josep MAgrans in GAva and Viladecans, Catalunya, Spain;

FERRER, in private collection of Mr. Lluis Ferrer Condal in LA Fuliola, Catalunya, Spain;

FG, Paläontologische Hauptsammlung der Bergakademie, Freiberg in Sachsen, Germany;

FGG, Faculty of Geology and Geophysis, University of Bucharest;

FGGUB, Facultatea de Geologie si Geofisca, Universitatea Bucuresti, Bucharest;

FGM, Fryxell Geology Museum, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois,

FH, Fort Hays, Kansas State College Museum,

FIP, Florida Institute of Paleontology, Florida;

FLMNH, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesveille, Florida;

FMNH, The Field Museum, The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois;

FMNH-P, Field Museum of Natural History, Department of Geology, Chicago, Illinois;

FHSM, Fort Hays Sternberg Museum;

FRDC, Fossil Research and Development Center, Third Geology and Mineral Resources Exploration Academy of the Gansu Provincal burequ of Geo-Exploration and Minearl Development, Lanzhou, Gansu Province, China;

FPM, FPMN, Fukui Prefectural Museum, Fukui, Japan ;

FR.MNUFR, Mongolian National University, Ulann-baatar, Mongolia;

FSAC-KK, Faculte des Sciences Ain Chock, Universite Hassan II, Casablanaca;

FSL, Collections de la Faculte des Sciences de Lyon, France;

FSUM, Florida State University Museum, Tallahassee, Florida;

FUB, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Fachbereich Paläontologie, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany;

 G

GC, Goucher College;

GCM, Garfield County Museum, Montana;

GCP-CV-, Grupo Cultural Paleontologico de Elcher, Spain;

GGM, Gosudarstvennyi Geologicheskii Musei - State Geological  Museum, Moscow, Russia;

GHG, Council for Geosciences, Pretoria, South Africa;

GHUNLPam, Universidad Nacional de La Pampa, Geologia Historica, Argentina;

GI, GIN, GI SPS, Geological Institute, Section of Palaeontology and Stratigraphy, Academy of Sciences of the Mongolian People’s Republic, Ulaan Bator, Mongolia;

GIUV, GMUV, Geologisches Institut, Universität Wien, Austria)(today, + GIUW, Erdwissenschaftliches Zentrum, Universität Wien, Austria;

GLANH, Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, Scotland;

GMAU, Geological Museum of Amsterdam University, Ameserdman, Netherlands;

GMH H, Geological Museum of Heilongjang Province, Harbin;

GMH, not only the Jacobi collection!! Geiseltalmuseum, Halle an der Saale, Germany;

GMNH-PV, Paleo-Vertebrate Collection, Gunma Museum of Natural History, Japan;

GMUM, Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie, Universität Münster, Münster in Westfalen, Germany; (Note: same as AS)

GMV, Geological Museum of China, Beijing, China;

GNHM-FO, Gyeryongsan Natural History Museum, South Korea;

GOE, GPI, Institut und Museum für Geologie und Paläontologie, Georg-August Universität, Göttingen, Germany;

GP, Instituto de Geociencias, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil;

GPI, GZG, Geowissenschaftliches Zentrum Göttingen, Germany;

GPIH, Geologisch-Paläontologisches Institut (Geomatikum) der Universität Hamburg, Germany;

GPIM, Lehreinheit Paläontologisches, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Mainz, Germany;

GPIM, Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie, Universität Münster, Münster in Westfalen, Germany; (Note: same as AS and GMUM)

GPIT, Institut und Museum für Geologie und Paläontologie, Universitat Tübingen, Tübingen;

GR, Ghost Ranch Ruth Hall Museum of Paleontology, New Mexico;

GPMK, Geologisch-Paläontologisches Institut und Museum der Universität Kiel;

GPRC, Grande Prairie Regional College, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada;

GRMP, Central Geological Research Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia;

GSC, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada;

GSATC, Geological Survey of Alabama Type Collection, Tuscaloosa, Alabama;

GSI, Geological Survey of India, Hayderabd, India;

GSM, Geologic Museum, Institute of Geologic Sciences, London, England;

GSN, Geological Survey of Nambia, Windhoek, Nambia;

GSP, Geological Survey of Portugal, Portugal;

GZG, Geowissenschaftliches Zentrum Göttingen, Germany;

 H

HF, Institut für Geologische Wissenschaften und Geiseltalmuseum, Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg, Germany; (Note: same as GMH)

HGM, Hunan Geological Museum, Changsha, China;

H-GSP, Howard University-Geological Survey of Pakistan Project, Washington, D.C;

HLMD, Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt;

HM, Hunsrück-Museum, Simmern, Germany;

HM, HMN MB, Humbolt Museum, Basel, Germany;

HMH, Höbarth Museum Horn, Austria;

HMH, Historical Museum of Hokkaido, Japan;

HMN, Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt Universität Berlin, Germany;

HMNH, Hayashibara Museum of Natural History, Okayama, Japan:

HOLZ, Paleontological Collection, Museum Hauf, Germany;

Hujz, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Department of Zoology, Israel;

 I

IAM, Instituto Arguelógico Municipal, Madrid, Spain;

IANIGLA-PV, Instituto Argentino de Nivologia, Glaciologia y Ciencias Ambientales, Coleccion Paleovertebrados, Mendoza, Argentina;

IBEF VP, Museum of the Izumi Board of Education, Fukui Prefecture, Japan;

IEI LP, Institut d’Estudis Ilerdencs, Lleida, Spain;

IGCAGS, Institute of geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Science, Beijing, China;

IG, Institute of Geology, Beijing, China;

IG or IGM (MAE), Institute of Geology, Mongolia;

IGCU, Instituto de Geologia, Ciudad Universitaria, Universidad Nacinoal Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico;

IGF, Instituto di Geologia e Paleontologiŕ, Universita di Firenze, Italy: 

IGL, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria;

IGM, Geological Institute, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Ulaan Bataar, Mongolia;

IGM, Instituto de Geologia, UNAM, Mexico;

IGME, Collection "Lucas Mallada", Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana, Madrid, Spain;

IGWH, Institut für Geowissenschaften der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle an der Saale, Germany;

IGPH, Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie der Universität Hannover, Germany;

IGPUW, Instytut Geologii Podstawowej, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Poland;

IM, Indian Museum, Calcutta, India;

IMM, Inner Mongolian Museum (Hohot, P. R. China);

IMNH, Idaho Museum of Natural History, Pocatello, Idaho;

INAH, Instituto Nacional de Antroplogie e Historia, Chiapas, Mexico;

IPB, Institut für Paläontologie, Rheinische Wilhelms Universität, Bonn, Germany;

IPFUB, Institut für Paläontologie der Freien Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Note: same as FUB.

IPHG, Institut für Paläontologie und historische Geologie, Münchenn; Note: same as BS.

IPKUP, Paleontologiscsky Institute, Prirodovedecké Fakulty Karlovy Uinversity, Praha- Palaeontological Department, Faculity of Sciences of the Karls University, Prague, Czechia; 

IPMC, Institut Paleontolňgic Dr. M. Crusfafont Sabadell, Spain;

IPMGö, Institut und Museum für Paläontologie, Georg-August Universität Göttingen Universität, Göttingen, Germany; Note: same as GZG.

IPSN, Instituto de Paleontologia de Sabadella, Spain;

IPUW, Institut für  Paläontologie der Universität Wien, Austria; Note: same as GMUV.

IPW, Institut für Paläontologie der Universität Würzburg)(now Geozentrum Nordbayern, Universität Würzburg);

IRSNB, Department of Palaeontology of the Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels;

IRScNB, Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Bruxelles;

ISB, Institutul de Speologie "Emil Racovita", Bucuresti - Institute of Spelology "Emile Racovita", Bucharest, Romania;

ISEAK, Instytut Systematyki i Ewolucji Zwierz, Karkow - Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, Poland;

ISI, Geological Museum, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India;

IVAU, Instituut Voor Aardwetenschappen, Rijks Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands;

IVPP or IVPP AS, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Beijing, China;

IZ, Institute of Zoology, Academy of Sciences of the Kazakhstan, CLCP, Alma-Ata, Kazakhastan;

IZAS, Institut Zoologii Akademii Nauk Ukraini - Institute of Zoology of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev;

IZASK, Institue of Zoology of the Kazakh Academy of Sciences, Alama-Ary, Kazakhstan;

IZWU, Paleozology Department, Institute of Zoology, Worclaw University, Poland;

 J

JLUM, Jilin Univeristy Museum, Changchun, China;

JP, Universität Jena, Germany;

JM, Jura Museum, Eichstätt, Germany;

JRF, Judith River Foundation/Judith River Dinosaur Institute, Malta, Montana;

JRMPE, JSMPE, Joint Soviet Mongolian Paleontolgical Expedition;

JZMP, Jinzhou Museum of Paleontology, Jinzhou City, Liaoning Province, China;

 K

KDRC, Korea Dinosaur Research Center, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Republic of Korea;

KGU, Geology and Mineralogy Museum, Kazan State University, Kazan;

KIGAM VP, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, Vertebrate Paleontology, Daejon, South Korea;

KIT, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany;

KM, Kueichousaurus Museum, Xingyi, China;

KM, Kotel’nich Museum, Kotel’nich, Russia;

KMK, KraevedscheskiiMusei Kishineva - Museum of Regional Study, Kishinev, Moldavia;

KMNH, Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History, Japan;

KMU, Karl-Marx-Universitat Leipzeg, Sektion Geophysik (Sammlung Langenham), today Insititut für Geowissenschaften, Universität Leipzig;

KMV, Kunming Municipal Museum, Kunming, Yunnan, China;

KNW-WT, Kenya National Museum, West Turkana, Kenya'

KNUE, Korea National University of Education, South Korea;

KPE, Kyungpook Earth, Kyungpook National University, Taegu, Korea;

KS, Kyeongnam Science High School Museum, South Korea;

KU KUMNA, or KUVP, University of Kansas, Museum of Natural History, Lawrence, Kansas;

 L

LACMNH, LACM, Los Angles County Natural History Museum, California; 

LBUCH, Laboratorio de Biologia, Universidad de Chile, Santiago-Sur, Chile;

LDM, Latvian Museum of Natural History;

LDM-LCA, Lufeng Dinosaur Museum-Lufeng Chuanjie A'na, Lufeng, China;

LEIUG, Department of Geology, Leicester University, Lecester, England;

LGICT, Laboratoire de Géologie de l'Institut Catholique de Toulouse, France;

LGM/Ch MP, Leningrad School of Mines, Russia;

LGPUT, Laboratory of Geology and Palaeontology, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece;

LGU, Leningrad State University, Russia;

LH, Long Hao Geologic and Paleontological Research, Center, China;

LIGG, Institue of Geology and Geography, Vilnius, Lithuania;

LINHM, Long Island Natural History Museum;

LMJ (LMJG), Landesmuseum Joanneum Graz, Austria;

LMKG, Landesmuseum Kärnten, Abteilung für Mineralogie und Geologie, Klagenfurt, Austria;

LMNH, Museum d'Histoire naturelle, Lyon, Fance;

LO, Type Collection, Division of Historical Geology and Palaeontology, Lund University, Sweden;

LP, Laboratory of Palaeontology, St. Petersburg University, St. Petersburg, Russia;

LPFU, Lehrstuhl fur Paläontologie, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany; Note: same as FUB.

LPM, Liaoning Paleontology Museum, Shenyang Normal University, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China.

LPMC, Liaoning Paleontological Museum of China, Shenyang, China;

LPUB, Laboratorul de Paleontologie, Facultatea de geologie si geografie a Universitatii de BUcuresti - Laboratory of Paleontology of the University of Bucharest, Romania;

LPVM, Laboratoire de Paléontologie des Vertébrés et de Paleontologie, Université Monteppellier II, France

LPVPH, Laboratoire de Paléontologie des Vertébrés et de Paléontologie Humaine, University Paris VI, France;

LU, St. Petersburg University, Russia;

LU-N, St. Petersburg University, Nessov Collection, Russia;

LUCAS, in private collection of Mr. Francesc de Lucas i Alcover, Catalunya, Spain;

LVP-GSC, Laboratory of Vertebrate Paleontology, Geological Survey of China, China;

 M

MA AMA: "L'AMas" Collection of the "Musee d'Angouleme;

MA FBV: 'Fouras Bois-vert" Collection of the "Musee d'Angouleme;

MA FDB: "Font-de-Benon" Collection of the "Musee d'Angouleme;

MA FVA: "Fouras-Vauban"Collection of the "Musee d'Angouleme;

MA RND: "Les Renardieres" Collection of the "Musee d'Angouleme;

MACNCH, Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, Chubut, Argentina;

MACN-RN, Museo Argentino de Cicencis Naturales, Coleccion Rio Negro, Argentina;

MAFI, Magyar Állami Földtani Intézet, Budapest - Hungarian Geological  Survey, Budapest, Hungary;

MALC, Museu Municipal de la Vila d'Alcover, Spain;

MANE, in private collection of Mr. Ramon Mane in Corbera de Llobregat, Catalunya, Spain;

MB, Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt Universität Berlin, Germany)(the same as HMN;

MB.Am, Sammlung Lilienstern im Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt Universität Berlin, Germany;

MBLUZ, Museo de Biologia of the Facultad de Ciencias, La Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezula;

MB.Ma, Insititut für Paläontologie des Museums für Naturkunde der Humboldt Universität Berlin, Germany;

Mbg, Fachbereich Geowissenschaften, Philipps Universität, Marburg (Lahn);

MB.R, Museums für Naturkunde der Humboldt,Universität Berlin, Germany;

MBR, Division de Paleontologia de Vertebrados, Museo Argention de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia", Buenos Aires, Argentina;

MBSN, Museo Brembano di Scienze Naturali, San Pellegrino, Bergamo;

MC, Museo de Cipolleti;

MCD, Muzeul Civilizatiei Dacice si Romane Deva;

MCF-PVPH, Museo Carmen Funes, Vertebrate Paleontology of Plaza Huincul;

MChEIO, Museum of Chuvash Natural Historical Society, Russia;

MCM, Institut de Paleontologie, Muséum d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, France;

MCN PV, Fundacao Zoobotanica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Algre;

MCPUCRGS, Museu de Ciencias da Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul;

McMJ, Mc Master University, Canada;

McGMK, McGregor Memorial Museum, Kimberely;

MCP PV, Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia, PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Grande do Sul, Brazil;

MCNA, Museo de Ciencias naturals de Alava, Alava, vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain;

MCSN, Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Verone, Italy;

MCF-PVPH, “Carmen Funes” Museum of the Plaza Huincul, Neuquen Province, Argentina;

MCSNIO, Museo Civico di Scienze Naturali di Induno Olona;

MCSNVR, Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona, Verona, Italy;

MCT, Museu de Ciencias da Terra, Rio de Janerio, Brazil;

MCZ, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts;

MDE, Musee des Dinosaures in Esperaza, Aude, France;

MD, Museum Donaueschingen, Germany;

MD-CJ, Museo Darwin, Punta Alta, Arroyo Chasico Collection, Argentina;

MDM, Mifune Dinosaur Museum, Japan;

MDP, Muséum de Poligny, France;

MFS, Museo dei Fisiocritici, Siena, Italy;

MFSN, Museo Friulano di Storia Naturale of Udine, Italy;

MFW, Museum Freriks, Winterswijk;

MG, Museum of Zoology, China;

MGB, Museo de Geología (del Seminario Diocesano) de Barcelona, Spain;

MGHF, Museo Geologico H. Fuenzalida, Universidad Catolica del Norte, Antofagasta, Chile;

MGI, Geological Institute of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia;

MGL, Musée Géologique de Lausanne, Switzerland;

MGPIFD-GR, Museo de Geologia y Paleontologia del Instituto de Formacion Docente Continua de General Roca, Rio Negro Province, Argentina;

MGRI, Moscow Geological Prospecting Institute, Vernadskii State Geological Museum, Moscow, Russia;

MGRI , A. P. & M. V. Pavlow Palaeontological Museum of the Geological Research Institute, Moscow, Russia;

MGS, Mississippi Office of Geology, Jackson, Mississippi;

MGSI, Museum of the Geological Survey of Iran;

MGSP, Museum of the Geological Survey of Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal;

MGUP, Museo Geologico della Universitŕ Pisa, Italy;

MGU WR, Institute of Geological Sciences, University of Wroclaw, Poland;

MGUH f.n., Museum Geologicum Universitatis Hafniensis (= Geological Museum, University of Copenhagen);

MGUV, Museo del Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain;

MH, Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel, Switzerland;

MHM, Museo Historico de Muzquiz, Muzquiz, Coahuila Stte, Mexico;

MHNC, Museo de Historia Natural de Cochabamba, Bolivia;

MHNN, Musee d’Histoire Naturalle, de Normandie, Friadel, Orbec, France;

MHMN, Museu Historic Municipal de Novelda, Alicante, Spain;

MHNC, Musée d'Histoire Naturelle La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland;

MHNL, Musée Guimet d'Histoire Naturelle de Lyon, France;

MHNM, Museum d'Historie Naturelle de Marrakech, Morocco;

MHNP, Museum d'Histoire Naturelle Perpignan, France;

MHNSR, Museo de Historia National de San Rafael, San Rafeal, Argentina;

MHNT, Museum d'Histoire Naturelle Toulouse, France;

MIP, Museo de La Plata;

MIWG, Museum of he Isle of Wight Geology, Sandown, England;

MJG, Museo “Jorge Gerhold ”, Jacobacci, Rio Nigero, Argentina;

MJH, Muzeul Judetean Hunedoara, Deva, Romania;

MKD, Muzeum Nadwislanskie, Kazimierz Dolny,

ML, Musée de Lectoure, France;

MLAV, Museés de Laval, France;

MLP, Museo de la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina;

MM, University of Montpellier, France;

MM, Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg, Canada;

MMCH-PV, Museo Municipal "Ernesto Bachmann", Villa El Chocon, Neuquen, Argentina;

MMH, Muso Municipal do Ciencias Naturales de Mones Hermoso, Monte Hermoso, Argentina;

MMNH, Mongolian Museum of Natural History, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia;

MMP, Museo Municipal de Ciencias Naturales 'L. Scaglia', Mar del Plata, Argentina;

MMS, Minnesota Museum of Science (St. Paul), Minnesota;

MMSD, Musee Municipal of St. Dizier, France;

MMTT, Iran National Museum of Natural History, Iran;

MN, Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;

MNA, MNA Pl., Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona;

MNB, Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany; Note: same as HMN and MB.

MNCN, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, Spain (MNCNM);

MND, Museum Natura Docet, Denekamp;

MNG Museum der Natur, Gotha;

MNGA, Muzeul National de Istorie Natural "Grigore Antipa", Bucuresti -National Museum of Natural History "Grigore Antipa", Bucharest, Romania;

MNHN, Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Seccion Paleontologia, Santiago,Chile

MNHNP or MNHN, Musee National d’Histoire Naturelle, Laboratoire de Paléontologie, Paris, France;

MNHN LES, Museum National d’Historie Naturelle and Les for Lestho, South Africa; 

MNHNUL/AND, Museu Nacional de Historia Natural de Universidade de Lisboa, Andres, Collection, Portugal;

MNMB, Magyar Nenzeti Museum, Budapest, Hungary;

MNN, Musee National du Niger, Africa;

MNNHN, Museum National d’Historie Naturelle, Paris, France;

MOR, Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, Montana;

MOSI, Museum of Science and Industry, Tampa Florida;

MOZ, Museo, Profesor J. Olsacher, Zapala, Argentina;

MPCA, Museo Provincial “Carlos Ameghino ”, Cipolletti, Rio Negro, Argentina;

MPCRM, Museo Paleontologico Cittadino della Rocca, Monfalcone;

MPEF-PV, Muso Paleontologico Egidio Fergulio, Argentina;

MPPM, Memphis Pink Palace Museum, Memphis, Tennessee;

MPM, Milwaukee Public Museum, Wisconsin;

MPSC, Museu de Paleontologia de Santana do Cariri, Brazil; 

MPT/I.G, Museuo Provincial de Teurel, Spain;

MPV, Museo Paleontologico Municipal de Valencia, Valencia, Spain;

MPUM, Museo Paleontologia Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy;

MPUN, Museo Paleontologicom, Departamento de Geociencias, Universidad del Norte, Antogagasta, Chile:

MPUN R, Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile, Santago, Chile;

MPZ, Museo Paleontológico de la Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain;

MRA, Museo Requieu, Avignon, France;

MRCA, Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgium:

MRF, Museum of Histoire naturelle, Paris, France;

MSA, Museum of Science and Art, Dublin, Ireland;

MSC, McWane Science Center,

MSEM, Museu Geologic del Seminari de Barcelona, Spain;

MSEO, Museum Schloß Ehrenstein, Ohrdurf, Germany;

MSF, Sauriermuseum Frick, Switzerland;

MSGP, Nusee des Services Geologiques du Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal;

MSM, Mesa Southwest Museum, Mesa, Arizona;

MSNM, Museo di Storia Naturale di Milano, Italy;

MSNO, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Orléans, France;

MTA, Maden Tetkik ve Arama Enstitüsü, Museum, Ankara - Museum of the Mineral Research and Exploration Institute, Ankara, Turkey;

MTM, Magyar Termeszettudomanyi Muzeum, (Hungarian Natural History Museum), Hungary;

MV, University of Montana Museum, Missoula, Montana;

MUCPv, or MPCA, Museo de la Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Vertebrate Paleontology, Neuquen, Argentina;

MUDE, Museo del Desierto, Saltillo, Coahuila State, Mexico;

MUJA, Museo del Jurasico de Asturias, Spain;

MUO, Stovall Museum of Science and History, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma;

MV P, Museum of Vicotria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia;

MVZ, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, Berkeley;

MWC, Museum of Western Colorado, Grand Junction, Colorado;

MZ, Museum of the Earth, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw;

MZP, Muzeum Ziemi Polska Akademia Nauk, Warszawa - Earth Museum of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland;

MZSP-PV, Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil;

N

NCSMNS, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, North Carolina;

NDC, Kanna Town Dinosaur Center, Kanna, Japan;

NEWHM, Hancock Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne, England;

NGMC, National Geological Museum of China;

NHMBe, Naturhistorisches Museum Bern, Switzerland;

NHMG, Natural History Museum of Guangxi, China:

NHMM, Natuurhistorische Museum Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands;

NHMM-LS, Naturhistorisches Museum/Landessammlung für Naturkunde Rheinland-Pfalz, Mainz, Germany;

NHM R, Natural History Museum, London, England;

NHMS, Naturhistorisches Museum Schloß Bertholdsburg Schleusingen, Germany;

NHMUK, Natural History Museum, London (formerly BMNH, British Museum of Natural History)

NHMW, Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Austria;

NIGP, Naking Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sincia, China;

NJSM, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton;

NMB, Naturhistorishes Museum, Basel, Switzerland;

NMB; Naturhistorisches Museum Braunschweig, Germany;

NMBA, National Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina;

NMC, Canadian Museum of Nature, Natures Museum of Canada, (formerly National Museum of Canada), Ottawa, Canada;

NME, Naturkundemuseum, Erfurt, Germany;

NMING, National Museum of Ireland, Natural History Division, national geological collections, Ireland;

NMK, Naturkundemuseum Kassel, Germay;

NMMNH, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque, New Mexico;

NMNS, National Museum of Natural Science;

NMNZ MA, Marine Mammal Catalagoue in the National Museum of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand;

NMQR, National Museum, Bloemfontein, South Africa;

NMP, Narodni Museum Praha, Czechia;

NMS G, National Museums of Scotland;

NMV, Nakagawa Museum at Nakagawa-cho, Hokkaido, Japan;

NMV P or NMV, National Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia;

NMW, Geology Department, National Museum of Wales, Wales, England;

NMW, Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien, Austria;

NNHMK, Gosudarstvennij prirodovedceskij Muzej, Akademija Nauk Ukarinja, Kyjiv - National Natural History Museum of the Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine;

NNM, Nationaal Natuurhistroisch Museum, Leiden;

NRS, Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Palaeozoology section, Stockholm, Sweden;

NSM, NSM-PV, National Science Museum, Tokyo, Japan;

NSWGS, Geological Survey of New South Wales, Australia;

NUFV, Nunavut Fossil Collection;

NWUV, Northwestern University, Xian, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China;

NWSW, Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen der Stadt Winterthur, Switzerland;

NYSM, New York Museum, Albany, New York;

 O

OCP, Office Cherifien des Phosphates, Casablanca, Morocco;

OGU, Odesskij Gosudarstvennij Universitet, Paleontologiceskij Musei -Odessa State University, Paleontological Museum, former Geologiceskij Kabinet - Geological Cabinet, Odessa, Ukraine;

OMC and OM A, Catalogues in Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand;

OMNH, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Norman, Oklahoma;

OPANM, Otdel Paleontologii i Biostratigrafii Akademii Nauk Moldovkoi Republiki, Kišinev - Department of Paleontology and Biostratigraphy of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic Moldova, Kishinev, Moldavia;

OTK, Otari Folklore Museum, Otari Village, Japan;

OTM, Old Trail Museum, Choteau, Montana;

OU, Fossil Catalgoue in the Geology Museum, University Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand;

OUM, Oxford University Museum, Oxford, England;

OUSM, Oklahoma University Stovall Museum, Oklahoma,

 P

P, Paleontological Collections, Royal Swedish Natural History Museum, Stockholm, Scotland;

PALEON, Wyoming Dinosaur International Society, Laramie, Wyoming;

PASAC, Paleontological Association of Sabinas, Sabinas, Coahuila State, Mexico;

PASG, Paleontological Section of the Georgian Academy of Sciences, Tbilisi = "L. Davitashvili" Institute of Paleobiology of the Georgian Academy of Sciences, Tbilisi, Georgia;

PDTFAU, Paleoantropoloji Dil ve Tarih Cografya Facültesi, Ankara Üniversitesi - Paleoanthropological Department of the Ankara University, Turkey;

PEFO, Petrified Forest, Arizona;

PGL, Preussiche Geologische Landesanstalt, Berlin, Germany; Note: today BGR.

PI, Paleontological Institute, Moscow, Russia;

Pi, Institut und Museum für Geologie und Paläontologie, Tübingen, Germany;

PIHU, Paleontological Institut of Helsingfors, Helsinki, Finland;

PIMUI, Paläontologische Institut und Museum der Universität in Innsbruck;

PIMUZ T, Paläontologisches Institut und Museum der Universität Zürich, Switzerland;

PIN, Palaeontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia;

PIUU, Paleontological Institut, University of Uppsala, Sweden;

PKUP, Peking University Paleontological Collections, Beijing, China;

PMA, Provincial Museum of Alberta, Alberta, Canada (now the RTMP);

PMAA, Palaeontological Collections, Provincial Museum and Achieves of Alberta, Canada;

PMB, Prirodnjacki Muzej Srpske Zemije, Beograd - Natural History Museum, Belgrade, Yugoslavia;

PMG, Paisley Museum of Geological Collection;

PMJ, Phyletisches Museum, Jena, Germany; 

PMK, Pugachev Regional Museum, Pugachev, Saratov Region, Russia;

PMOL, Paleontological Museum of Liaoning, Shenyang, China;

PMS, Prirodonamen Muzej Skopje, Macedonia;

PM TGU, Paleontological Museum, Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia;

PMU, Paleontological Museum of Undory;

PMU, Paleontological Museum of Uppsala, Sweden;

PO, Collection of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, Russia;

POKM, Penza Regional Local History Museum, Penza, Penza Region, Russia

POL-F, Pollichia, Pfalzmuseum für Naturkunde Bad Dürkheim, Germany;

PRC, Palaeontological Research and Education Centre, Mahasarakham University, Thailand;

PSS, Paleontology and Stratigraphic Section of the  Geological Institute of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences;

PU, Museum of Natural History, Princeton University, New Jersey;

PU-HI, Department of Palaeontology, Universidad Complutense of Madrid, Spain;

PVHR, Universite Paris VI, Laboratoire de Peontologie et de Paleoanthropologie, Paris;

PVL, Paleontologia de Vertebrados Lillo, Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Tucman, Argentina;

PVPH, Paleontolga de Vertebrados, useo del Neuquen, Argentina;

PVSJ, Museo do Ciencias Naturles, Universidad Nacinoal de San Juan, Juan Juan, Argentina;

P.W., Paleontological Collections, Department of Mineral Resources, Bangkok, Thailand;

Pz-DBAV-UERJ, Universidade Estadual do Rio Janeiro, Brazil;

PZH, Palaontologisches Institute und Museum der Univrsitat Zurich, Germany.

 Q

QC, National Museum of Natural History, Bulawyayo, Zimbabwe;

QVG, Queen Victoria Museum, Salisbury, England;

QMF, Queensland Museum, Brisbane, Australia;

QM, Queen Victoria Museum, Salisbury, Zimbabwe;

 R

R, Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile;

RAM, Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology, Claremont, California;

RBINS, Royal Belgian Institute of natural sciences (Brussels, Belgium);

RC, Rubidge Collection, Wellwood, Graaff Reinet, South Africa.

RCS, Royal College of Surgeons, London, England;

RE, Ruhrlandmuseum Essen, Germany;

RGM, Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum Leiden, former Rijksmuseum van Geologie en Mineralogie Leiden, The Netherlands;

RGMW, Regionalmuseum Wolfhagen, Germany;

Rh-E.F, Museum of Grannat, France;

RM, Redpath Museum, RM;

RMM, Red Mountain Museum, curated at the McWane Center, Birmingham, Alabama;

RMDRC, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center;

RMFM, Richmond Marine Fossils Museum, Richmond, Queensland, Australia;

ROM, Department of Vertebrate Paleontology, Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario, Canada;

ROZ 1, private collection of Roy Oosthuizen;

RPM, Reading Public Musuem in Reading, Pennsylvania;

RPMH, Römer Pelizaeus Museum Hildesheim, Germany;

RRBP, Rukwa Rift Basi Project, Tanzanian Antiquities Uni, Tanzania:

RTMP (TMP), Royal Tyrell Museum of Paleontology, Alberta Canada;

 S

SA, Museum national d’Histoire Naturelle (MNHN), Laboratiore de Paléontologie Paris, France;

SD, Sammlung des Hessischen Landesmuseums Darmstadt, Germany; Note: same as HLMD.

SAM, SAMK, South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa;

SAM [A], SAMP, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, Australia;

SAO, Sammlung Oberli, St. Gallen, Switzerland;

SAS, Sammlung Arnhardt des Museums Schloss Wilhelmsburg Schmalkalden;

SBDE, Sino-Belgian Dinosaur expedition;

SBNHM, Department of Geology, Santa Barbara Natural History Museum, Santa Barbara, California;

SCSM, South Carolina State Museum, South Carolina;

SDM, Stroud and District Museum, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England;

SDSC, San Diego State College, San Diego, California;

SDSNH, SDNHM, Department of Paleontology, San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, California;

SDSM, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, South Dakota;

SGMA, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Monte de Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal;

SGWG, Sammlung der Sektion Geologische Wissenschaften der Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universität, Greifswald, Germany;

SHL, Mr. Helmut Leich, Bochum, Germany;

SHRM, Sharypovo Regional Museum, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Russia;

SIEMEA, Severtsov Insitute for Evolutionary Morphology and Animal Ecology, Moscow;

SIO, Scripps Institution, University of California, La Jolla, California;

Slg Innsb, Paläontologische Sammlung der Universität Innsbruck, Austria

SM, Naturmuseum Senckenberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany;

SM, Schwegler Museum, Langenaltheim, Baveria, Germany;

SMC, Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge, England;

SME, Sedgwick Museum of Geology, Cambridge, England;

SMF, Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Senckenberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Note: Same as SM.

SMM, Science Museum of Minnesota;

SMMGD, Staatliches Museum für Mineralogie und Geologie, Dresden, Germany;

SMNH, Saskatchewan Natural History Museum, Saskatchewan, Canada;

SMNH, Department of Paleozoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden;

SMNK, Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Karlsruhe - State Museum of Natural History, Karlsruhe, Germany;

SMNS, Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Stuttgart;

Smp, The State Museum of Pennsylvania;

SMU, SMP-SMU or SMU-SMP, Shuler Museum of Paleontology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas;

SNGM, Coleccion Paleontologica, Servicio Nacional de Geologia y Mineria, Santiago, Chile; 

SNM, Slovak National Museum;

SNOMNH (was OMNH), Sam Nobel Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Oklahoma;

SNP Saint-Nicolas-0de-Port, France;

SNU, Shenyang Normal Univeristy, Shenyang, China;

SOGS. Pal. Coll, Sokoto State Government Palaeontological Collection;

SPV-FHC, Seccion Paleontologia Vertebrados, Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias, Montevideo, Uruguay;

SSD Staatlichen Museums für Mineralogie und Geologie, Dresden, Germany;

SSF, Sammlung des Senckenberg Museums, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Note: same as SM, SMF;

SSL, Sammlung Langenhan an der Sektion Geophysik der Karl-Marx-Universitat Lepzig, Germany;

SSU, Saratov State University;

STM, STMN, Shandong Tianyu Museum of Nature, Pinygi, Shandong Province, China;

SUP, Shenandoah University, Virginia;

SWC, Sammlung des Cambridge, University of Zoology, England;

 T

T, Tavera, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Facultad de Ciencias Fisicas y Matematicas, Universidad de Chile, Santiago;

TA, Timescale Adventures Research and Interpretive Center, Bynum, Montana;

TF, Department of Mineral Resources, Bangkok, Thailand;

TCM, TCMI, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Indianopolis;

TGPI, Tiraspolskij Gosudarstvennij Pedagogiceskij Institut, Tiraspol -Pedagogical State Institute of Tiraspol, Ukraine;

TGUSE, Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan;

TIMGP, Institut und Museum für Geologie und Paläontologie der Unversität, Tübingen, Germany; Note: same as GPIT.

TISC, Private collection of Mr. Helmut Tischlinger, Stammham, Germany;

TLAM, Timber Lake Area Museum, South Dakota;

TM, Tiantai Prefecture Museum, Tiantai, China;

TM, Teylers Museum, Paleontologische, Kabinet, Haarlem, the Netherlands;

TMM, Texas Memorial Museum, Austin, Texas;

TM, TRM, Transvaal Museum, South Africa;

TMAG, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart;

TNM, Tanzanian National Museum, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania;

TPII, Thanksgiving Point Institute, inc; (North American Museum of Ancient Life).

TsGM, Central Geological Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia;

TsNIGRI, Tsentralny Nauchno-Issledovatelskii Geolgo-Razvedochni Muzei (Chernyshev’s Central Museum of Geological Exploration), Central Geological Research Institute Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia;

TTU, Texas Tech University Museum, Lubbock, Texas;

TU, Institut für Geologie und Paläontologie, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany;

TuvIKOPR, Tuvinian Institute of Complex Development of Natural Resources, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Kyzul, Russia;

TV, Centro de Estratigrafia e Paleobiologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal;

 U

UA, University of Arizona, Arizona;

UA, UAVP, University of Alberta, Laboratory for Vertebrate Paleontology, Edmonton, Canada;

UA, Department of Historical Geology and Paleontology, University of Athens, Greece;

UA, University of Antananarivo, Madagascar;

UABC, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Ensenda, Baja California, Mexico;

UAM, Earth Science Collections, University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, Alaska;

UANL-FCT, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Facultad de Cinecias de la Tierra, Linares, Nuevo Leon State, Meixo;

UB, Laboratoire de Biostratigraphie, Université de Bordeaux, France;

UBB, Catedr de Geologie, Facultatea de Biologie si Geologie, Universitatea din Babes-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca;

UC, University of California, Berkeley, California;

UCL, The Department of Zoology, University College London, England;

UCBL, Centre de Paléontologie stratigraphique et Paléoécologie, Université Claude Bernard Lyon, Villeurbanne, France:

UCDBA, University of Chicago, Department of Biology and Anatomy, Chicago, Illinois;

UCL, Univeristy of College, London, England;

UCLGMZ, Grant Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, UCL, London, England;

UCM, University of Colorado Museum, Boulder, Colorado;

UCM, Universidad Complutense Madrid, Spain;

UCMP, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, California;

UCR, Department of Geological Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California;

UF, University of Florida;

UF/FGS, Florida Geological Survey (Formerly Housed in Tallahassee and now merged with the UF collections in Gainsveille); Florida;

UFRGS PV, Universidade Federal do Sul Porto Alegre;

UG, Museo del Departamento de Estratigrafía y Paleontología, Universidad de Granada, Spain;

UGBL, Urweltmuseum Geoskop Burg, Lichtenberg, Thallichtenberg, Germany;

UGM, Urumqi Geological Museum, Urumqi, Xinjiong, China;

UI, Universitati "Al. I. Cuza" din Iasi - "Al. I. Cuza" University of Iasi, Romania;

UK, Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas;

UM, University of Marburg, Germany;

UMMP, University of Michigan, Museum of Paleontology, Michigan;

UMMZ, Museum of Zoology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan;

UMNH, Utah Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake City, Utah;

UMUT, University Museum, University of Tokyo, Japan;

UNAM, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico;

UNEFM,

UNIPAMPA, Universidade Federal do Pampa, Sao Gabriel, Brazil;

UNL, Centro de Estratigrafia e Paleobiologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Monte de Caparica, Portugal;

UNM, University of New Mexico, New Mexico;

UNO, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana;

UNPSJB-Pv, Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia, “San Juan Bosco”, Vertebrate Paleontology;

UNSM, University of Nebraska State Museum, Nebraska;

UNT, Universidad nacional de Tucumn, Argentina;

UOM, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri;

UOSG; Urs Oberli Collection, St. Gallen, Switzerland;

UPI, Evolutionsmueet, Palaeontologiska Museet, Uppsala, Sweden;

UPM, Département des Siences de la Terre, Université de Provence, Centre Saint-Charles, Marseille, France;

UPM, Udory Paleontological Museum, Undory, Ul’yanovsk region, Russia;

UPVB, Departamento de Geologia; Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, Spain;

UPVLP, Laboratorio de Paleontolgia of the Universdad del Pais Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibersitatea, Bilbao, Spain;

UR, University of Rochester, New York;

URBAC, Uzbek-Russian-British-American-Canadian joint expedition collections, now housed at San Diego State Univeristy;

USNM, United States National Museum, Washington D.C;

UTD, The University of Texas, Dallas

UTE, University of Tartu, Estonia;

UTEP, Centennial Museum, University of Texas, Texas;

UTGD, Geology Department, The University of Tasmania;

UU, University of Uppsala, Paleontological Museum, Sweden;

UUPM, Palaeontological Museum, University of Uppsala, Sweden;

UUVP, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah;

UvA, Geological Institute of the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands;

UVP, Utah State Vertebrate Paleontology Collection, Salt Lake City, Utah;

UW, Instytut Nauk Geologicznych Uniwersitetu Wroclawskiego - Institute of Geological Sciences of the University of Wroclaw (Breslau), Poland;

UW, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming;

UWGM, UW-Madison, Geology Museum, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison;

UWIGM, Geology Museum at the University of the West Indies, Mona;

V

VMNH, Virginia Museum of Natural History, Virginia;

VPM, Volgograd Provincial Museum, Volgograd, Russia;

 W

WAM, Western Australia Museum, Perth, Australia;

WBR, Laboratoire de Paleontologie, Unversite de Montpellier, France;

WDC, Wyoming Dinosaur Center, Wyoming;

WDIS, Wyoming Dinosaur International Society, Wyoming;

WGSC, Wuhan Centre fo China Geological Survey, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China;

WIE, Dr. H.-J. Drackie, Northeim, Germany;

WIGM, Wuhan Institute of Geology and Mineral Recources, China;

WSUVP, Wayne State University Vertebrate Paleontology collection (now defunct);

X

XMDFEC, Xixia Museum of Dinosaur Fossil Eggs of China, China;

Y

YFGP, Yizhou Fossil & Geolog Park, China;

YG, goverment collections, Heritage Resources, Yukon Tourism and Culture, Yukon territorial Goverment, Whitehorse, Canada;

YIGMR, Museum of the Yichang Institute of Geology and Mineral Resouces, China;

YM, York Museum, York, Yorkshire, England;

YMV, Yuanmou Museum, China;

YPM, Yale Peabody Museum, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut;

YPM/PU, Princeton University Collection in Yale Peabody Museum, New Haven, Connecticut;

YNUGI, Yokohama National University, Geological Institute, Japan;

YPFB Pal, Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos, Colecion Paleontologa, Santa Cruz, Bolivia;

YU, Department of Earth and Environemntal Sciences, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan.

Z

ZAR, Institut de Paleontologie du Muséum National d’Historie Naturelle, Paris;

ZCDM, Zhucheng Dinosaur Museum, Shandgon, China,

ZDM, Zigong dinosaur Museum, Dashanpu, Zigong, China;

ZhM, Zhejinag Museum, Zhejiang, China;

ZMNH, Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, Hangzhou, China;

ZIN, ZIN PHA K, Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg;

ZMO, Zoology Museum, Oxford University;

ZMUC, Universitets Zoologiske Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark;

ZNM, Zhejiang Natural Museum;

ZPAL, Zoological Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland; 

Web Links - Dino Hunter


Museums that I don't know the abbrevations for

 Raymond Alf Museum of Paleontology

 Alaska Museum of Natural History

Angustana College, Geology

 Arkansas Museum of Natural History

 Aurora Fossil Museum

 Buena Vista Natural History Museum

 Buffalo Museum of Natural History

 Thomas Burke Museum, The University of Washington

 Centro Paleontologico de Mafra, Mafra, Santa Catrina, Brazil

 California Academy of Sciences

 Bob Campbell Geology Museum at Clemson University

 Chicago Academy of Sciences

 Cincinnati Museum Center

 Cork Geology Museum

 Dallas Natural History Museum

 The Dinosaur Center, Thermopholis, Wyoming

 Dinosaur Isle Museum

 The Dinosaur Museum, Blanding, Utah

 Dobermuseum-Geologische Museum OWL

 Dorset County Museum

 Emporia State University Geology Museum

 Fernbank Museum of Natural History

 Finnish Museum of Natural History

 Florida Museum of Natural History, paleontology

 Fort Peck

 Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

 Fundy Geological Museum

 George C. Page Museum

 The Grand River Museum, South Dakota

 The Hawke's Bay Cultural Trust

 Honolulu Community College

 The Hooper Virtual Natural History Museum

 Houston Museum of Natural History

 Illinois State Museum

 Judith River Dinosaur Institute

 Makoshika State Park and Carter County Museum

 Monash University Paleolab

 Idaho Natural History Museum

 Mie Prefectural Museum (in Japanese)

 Milwaukee Public Museum

 Morrison Natural History Museum

 Musee d'Histoire Naturelle, Fribourg, Switzerland

 Museo Paleontologico Cittadino

 Museo Mundo de Ambar

 Museo Nacional De Ciencias NAturalis, Madrid Spain

 Museo Tridentino di Scienze Naturali, Trento Italy

 National Museum, Bloemfontein, South Africa

 Nakasato vil. Dinosaur Kingdom

 Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

 The National Science Museum, Tokyo, Japan

 Natural History Museum, Berne

 Naturhistorisches Museum Manz

 New Brunswick Museum

 Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

 Okland Museum of California

 Osaka Museum of Natural History

 Otago Museum, New Zealand

 Oxford Univeristy Museum of Natural History

 Pella Museum

 The Provincal Museum of Alberta

 Riversleigh

 Paleontological Museum, University of Oslo

 Rankin Museum of American and Natural History

 Sauriermuseum, Aatha, Switzerland

 Sierra College, Natural History Museum

 State Darwin Museum of Natural History

 Strecker Museum

 Tate Geological Museum, Casper College

 University of Leciester, Geology Department

 Trex Museum

 Tulane University Museum of Natural History

 University of Saskatchewan, Department of Geology

 University of Wisconsin, Department of Geology and Geophysics Geology Museum

 Warsaw University, Holy Cross Mountain

 Dinosaur Museum on the Internet


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