Museum of New Zealand

Acronym: 
MONZ

Address

Institute name: 
Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa
Street: 
P.O. Box 467
City: 
Wellington
Country: 
New Zealand

Contact

Contact: 
Ricardo L. Palma
Email: 
RicardoP@tepapa.govt.nz

Collection details

Holdings: 

Number of specimens/slides: ca 70,000 on ca 35,000 slides
Primary types: 14 holotypes and 6 syntypes

Systematic coverage: 
All suborders and families
Host coverage: 
Apterygiformes; Sphenisciformes; Procellariiformes; Charadriiformes; Pelecaniformes.
Geographical coverage: 
Mainly New Zealand, Australia and oceanic islands.
Collectors/taxonomists: 
Palma
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith