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Data are contributed by museums, researchers, and scholars to share findings, increase impact, and improve access to material critical for scientific discovery and the advancement of human knowledge.

News and Updates

MorphoSource Team at Reduced Capacity for US Holiday Weekend, Nov. 25-28
2021-11-22

The MorphoSource team will be operating at reduced capacity over the upcoming US holiday weekend, from Thursday, November 25th through Sunday, November 28th.

Update: Daily Server Restart at 4AM US eastern time
2021-11-22

For the foreseeable future, we will be running a schedule where the MorphoSource server will restart for very brief maintenance at 4AM US eastern time daily. This should not pose an issue to normal site usage. If you experience a download interruption related to this, remember that downloads can be resumed with no loss of … Continue reading

New Feature: Resumable Downloads!
2021-10-20

Downloads of media from MorphoSource are now resumable! If you experience a network interruption while downloading media, you can resume your download using most major browsers like Chrome (which we tend to recommend users use with MorphoSource). Additionally, you can use a third-party download manager to improve download stability even further.

Repository Statistics

Media Files
149,081
Physical Objects Represented
47,594
Data Projects
1,328
Taxonomies (GBIF Linked)
13,553
Taxonomies (User Created)
15,761
Collections and Facilities
1,012
Users
14,512
Contributors
1,556

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MorphoSource currently has 59898 published 3D models, largely biological skeletal material. You can view all of these in your browser with no required software. 30586 of these media can be freely downloaded for further visualization and measurement. The remaining 29312 media can usually be downloaded after a simple request process. You can use our search page to see all of these published web-viewable 3D models, and you can refine the search further by anatomical element or by genus and species.

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