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Marsh snail

Shells from George Montagu’s collection. In January 2020 the Montagu Collection was awarded Designated status by Arts Council England. This mark of distinction recognises the collection’s international significance to the...

Magic Lantern Slide: Helix ericetorum

Alfred Rowden was a keen amateur photographer and natural historian in Exeter. He often gave talks at local field clubs, illustrated with magic lantern slides that he created or purchased...

Dwarf pond-snail

Shells from George Montagu’s collection. In January 2020 the Montagu Collection was awarded Designated status by Arts Council England. This mark of distinction recognises the collection’s international significance to the...

Greater european pea clam

Shells from George Montagu’s collection. Moll4025, Moll4026, Moll4027 In January 2020 the Montagu Collection was awarded Designated status by Arts Council England. This mark of distinction recognises the collection’s international significance...

Round-mouthed snail

Shells from George Montagu’s collection. Moll4094, Moll4095, Moll4096, Moll4097, Moll4098 In January 2020 the Montagu Collection was awarded Designated status by Arts Council England. This mark of distinction recognises the collection’s...

Important chequered skipper butterfly records at RAMM

In February 2021 Jamie Wildman, a postgraduate researcher in Environmental Science at the University of Northampton, put out a call for information. He sought English records of the chequered skipper butterfly (Carterocephalus palaemon). This species became extinct in England around 1976. Reintroduction trials began 1990. Jamie is studying the species’ reintroduction in collaboration with Butterfly […]

Club

Collected in 1773 or 1777 by Captain James Cook. This is an early form of Tongan club (’akau tau) that was developed from the Fijian rootstock club....

Blastoid

Label found with object (written in 1974): ‘Ellipticoblastus ellipticus (Sow.) L. Carb., Clitheroe, England. det. A. Breimer.’ Sladen collection. Two Rowley numbers with object: ‘1784’ & ‘1576’....

Foundation plate from Exe Bridge

This silver plate was placed in the foundation stone of the second Exe bridge when construction began in 1770. The bridge was destroyed by flood in 1772 when this plate...

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