Update: 2014.09.22

 

ACRONYMS of MUSEUMS & INSTITUTIONS

 

   AIM - Auckland Institute and Museum, Auckland, New Zealand
   AMNH - American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA
   AMS - The Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia
   ANSP - Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, USA

   NHMUK - The Natural History Museum, London, UK

   CAS - California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, USA
   CM - Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand
   CMNH - Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, USA
   CUMZ - Cambridge University, Museum of Zoology, Cambridge, UK

   DMNH - Delaware Museum of Natural History, Delaware, USA

   IOAS - Institute of Oceanology, Academia Sinica, Qingdao, China

   KBIN - Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen, Brussels, Belgium

   LMA - Löbbecke Museum und Aquarium, Düsseldorf, Germany
   LACM - Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, USA
   LSL - Linnean Society, London, UK

   MACN - Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, Buenos Aires, Argentina
   MCZ - Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
   MFP - Museo Felipe Poey, La Habana, Habana, Cuba
   MHNB - Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
   MHNG - Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland
   MNHN - Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France
   MNHNS - Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santiago, Chile
   MLP - Museo de Ciencias Naturales de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina  
   MOM - Musée Océanographique de Monaco, Monaco
   MSNP - Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, Calci, Italy
   MTKD - Museum für Tierkunde, Dresden, Germay
   MV - Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
   MZB - Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense, Cibinung, Java, Indonesia
   MZUB - Museo di Zoologia dell'Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy

   NBCN - Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

   NHMO - Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Norway

   NHMW - Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna, Austria
   NMC - National Museums of Canada (Canadian Museum of Nature), Ottawa, Canada
   NMSA - Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
   NMBA - Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel, Switzerland
   NMGW - National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff, UK
   NMNZ - Museum of New Zeland Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand
   NMV - National Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia 
   NSMT - National Science Museum, Tokyo, Japan
   NZGS - New Zealand Geological Survey, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

   OUZM - Oxford University Museum (Zoological Collections), Oxford, UK

   RMNH - [now NBCN] Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
   RMSE - National Museums of Scotland, Dept. of Geology and Zoology, Edinburgh, UK
   RSM - National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

   SAM(CT) - South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa
   SAM(A) - South Australian Museum, Adelaide, Australia
   SBMNH - Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara, USA
   SDNHM - San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego, USA
   SIO - Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA
   SMF - Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Senckenberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
   SMNH - Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden
   SMTD - Staatliches Museum für Tierkunde, Dresden, Germany

   TMAG - Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
   TNNSM - Taiwan Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

   UMUT - University Museum, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
   UMZC - University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge, UK
   USNM - National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA
   UUZM - Uppsala University Zoological Museum, Uppsala, Sweden

   VMM - Victoria Memorial Museum, Ottawa, Canada

   WAM - Western Australian Museum, Perth, Australia

   YPM - Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, USA

   ZINRAS - Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg, Russia
   ZMA - Zoological Museum, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

             [now part of Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, The Netherlands]
   ZMB - Museum für Naturkunde, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany
   ZMM - Zoological Museum, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
   ZMUC - Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
   ZMUH - Zoological Museum, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
   ZSI - Zoological Survey of India, New Alipur, Calcutta, India
   ZSM - Zoologische Staatssammlung, Munich, Germany