Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona: MCNB-Tissue

Latest version published by Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona on 1 March 2022 Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona
Publication date:
1 March 2022
CC-BY 4.0

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The Tissue Bank of Chordates collection contains more than 1.400 animals. From most of them tissue sample and liver are conserved. Basically are birds and mammals of the Iberian Peninsula. Samples are preserved in alcohol. A 100% of the whole collection has been computerized. Only samples with taxonomic identification below Family have been selected.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 6,122 records.

2 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

Occurrence (core)

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.


The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Colección de Banco de Tejidos, MCNB


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 71cfcf5c-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a.  Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Spain.


Occurrence; Occurrence

External data

The resource data is also available in other formats

Zoological collections on line http://zoologiaenlinia.museuciencies.cat/?lang=en UTF-8 html


Javier Quesada Lara
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona
Passeig Picasso s/n
E-08003 Barcelona
+34 932562224
Jordi Agulló Villaronga
  • Metadata Provider
Collection manager
Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona
Passeig Picasso s/n
E-08003 Barcelona
+34 932562200

Geographic Coverage

Península Ibérica

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Kingdom Metazoa

Collection Data

Collection Name Colección de Tejidos
Collection Identifier http://www.gbif.org/dataset/71cfcf5c-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a
Parent Collection Identifier NA
Specimen preservation methods Refrigerated

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 71cfcf5c-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a