Biorepository: Zoological Museum of the University of Athens

Institution Information

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

The Zoological Museum of the University of Athens is the oldest and richest zoological museum of Greece. It is part of the National Natural History Museum that is the oldest natural history museum in the eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans. 

The collections of the Museum include: approximately 500 small and large mammals from Greece, Europe and other continents, stuffed or as skeletons. 2500 birds from Greece, together with eggs and nests. A large collection of approximately 1000  reptiles, amphibians and fish of Greece and other parts of the world. Insects and mollusks together with other invertebrates such as sponges, crustaceans, corals etc. Last but not least the Museum collections contain a large number of anthropological material, mainly skulls, some of which show paleopathological symptoms.

 

 

Institutional Discipline: 
Institutional Governance: 
Public, Other
Institution Type: 
Museum
Cool URI: 
http://grbio.org/cool/c09s-jk3y

Institutional Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
Zoological Museum
Mailing Address 2: 
Department of Biology
Mailing Address 3: 
Panepistimioupolis
City/Town: 
Zografou
State/Province: 
(empty)
Postal/Zip Code: 
GR-15784
Country: 
Greece

Collections

Institution Collections

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Project Collections

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Institutional Contact Information

Primary Contact: 

Anastasios Legakis

Staff Member Information

Job Title: 
Associate professor
Birth Year: 
1953
Research Discipline: 

Staff Member's Contact Information

Address 1: 
Dept. of Biology, Nattional & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Address 2: 
Panepistimioupoli, Athens, GR-15784
City/Town: 
Athens
Country: 
Greece
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