[English] The Tissue Bank of Chordates collection contains more than 1.400 animals. From most of them tissue sample and liver are conserved. Basically are birds and mammals of the Iberian Peninsula. Samples are preserved in alcohol. A 100% of the whole collection has been computerized. Only samples with taxonomic identification below Family have been selected.


1- Preventive preservation of collections: analyses and monitoring of environmental conditions,

2- Catalogue completed.

Restricciones de uso

1- Use of specimens of protected by law species,

2- To obtain samples by molecular analyses.

Recursos de la colección

  • Tipos de objeto: muestra de tejido.
  • Tipos de recurso: principalmente Preservados.
  • Métodos de preservación: algunos/as alcohol.

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Colección del Banco de Tejidos, MCNB

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include Animalia.

Includes members from the following taxa:
Metazoa, Aves, Mammalia, Reptilia, Actinopterygii, Elasmobranchii and Amphibia.

Geographic range

Península Ibérica

Number of in the collection

The estimated number of is 4,876.

Of these 4,876 are databased. This represents 100.0 % of the collection.

Click the Records & Statistics tab to access those database records that are available through the atlas.


contains these significant collections:

Metadata last updated on 2017-03-01 08:55:50.0


Passeig Picasso s/n


Javier Quesada Lara
Contacto administrativo

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Digitised records available through the Atlas

The collections has 4,876 records.
The collection has databased 100.0 % of these (4,876 records).

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