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177 results found with "East Asia"

All snail

This snail was collected in Nansei-Shoto and acquired by the Museum in 1909....

Broad swallowtail

This male butterfly was collected in T’ai-chung in Taiwan and is endemic to this country....

Starfish

‘Challenger Expedition: Station 233. Off Kobe, Japan. Depth 15-91m. Surface temp. 16.90C.’ 17.5.1875 Sladen collection....

Silt

This sand is from the collection of the late Ivor Treby. It was collected at the corner of Jiangtai Lu and Shoudutichang Lu, near the hotel lido in Beijing. The...

Scarab beetle

This specimen was collected by Philip de la Garde and was donated to the Museum along with the rest of his collection in 1913. The species of scarab has not...

Swallowtail butterfly

This specimen was collected in Japan in 1893 by AE Wileman at 4100ft. It is called a ‘swallowtail’ due to the finger-like projections on its hind wings....

Ginseng

these roots are from a collection of specimens and photos chiefly concerned with economic botany belonging to J R Jackson of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew....

Golden pheasant

The female golden pheasant is much duller in colour than the male so she is camouflaged whilst nesting. The male has vivid gold, orange, yellow, red and blue plumage, and...

Chinese water deer

Adult males of this species of deer use their large tusks for fighting. This specimen originates from China, although introduced populations exist in the UK, either having escaped from captivity...

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