Biorepository: Ditsong National Museum of Natural History

Institution Information

Index Herbariorum Record: 
No
InstitutionCode: 
DNMNH
Status of Institution: 
Active
Additional Institution Names: 
(empty)
Description of Institution: 

Ditsong National Museum of Natural History (formerly Transvaal Museum) is the natural history musum within the Ditsong National Museum of South Africa group of museums.  Besides important fossil collections, the largest collections dating back to the early 1900's are of Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, birds, mammals and lower vertebrates, primarily representative of biodiversity in the southern African region. Other codes associated with this museum are TM and TMSA.

Institutional Discipline: 
Institutional Governance: 
Public, Other
Institution Type: 
Museum
Cool URI: 
http://grbio.org/cool/6t48-bahh
CITES Permit Number: 
ZA024

Institutional Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
PO Box 413
City/Town: 
Pretoria
State/Province: 
Gauteng
Postal/Zip Code: 
0001
Country: 
South Africa

Institutional Contact Information

Primary Contact: 

Teresa Kearney

Staff Member Information

Job Title: 
Curator
Area of Responsibility: 
Small mammals
Research Discipline: 
Research Specialty: 
Small mammal taxonomy.

Staff Member's Contact Information

Country: 
South Africa
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