Description

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is the the state's foremost repository of Tasmanian biological specimens. These specimens represent more than 150 years of museum acquisitions, consistent with TMAG’s origins in the Royal Society of Tasmania and its emphasis on developing collections that can serve both to illustrate Tasmania’s natural history and to advance knowledge in this area.

Contribution to the Atlas

Primarily, the collections are of the Tasmanian flora and fauna.

Collections

  1. Tasmanian Herbarium The Tasmanian Herbarium's collection of plant specimens is the largest and most comprehensive record of the Tasmanian flora in the world. Collections date from the first arrival of Europeans in the late 18th Century to the present day. The collection also includes numerous specimens from other parts of the world and the Australian mainland, especially in non-vascular plants.
  2. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Invertebrate Collection The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) (Tasmanian Department of State Growth) is the state institution responsible for the development, maintenance and management of the zoological collections of Tasmania...
  3. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Vertebrate Collection The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) (Tasmanian Department of State Growth) is the state institution responsible for the development, maintenance and management of the zoological collections of Tasmania...

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Metadata last updated on 2016-11-18 16:58:52.0