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SACON: Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Coimbatore [Kovai]. Tamil Nadu. India.
SADC/GEF: Southern African Development Community, Global Environment Facility, Gaborone. Current as: SADC/GEF (fishes). Botswana.
SADME: South Australian Department of Mines Fossil Collection, Adelaide. Current as: SADME (fossils). South Australia. Australia.
SAIAB: South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, Grahamstown. Formerly: Rhodes University, J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology (RUSI). Includes: fish collections from Albany Museum, Grahamstown (AMG) and KwaZulu-Natal Museum (NMSA; on permanent loan). Obsolete as: RUSI. Current as: SAIAB (fishes, herps). Eastern Cape. South Africa.
SAM: Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town. Note: founded in 1825. Current as: SAM (fishes, herps, fossils). Also as: SAMC (fishes), SAM-K (fossils). Western Cape. South Africa.
SAMA: South Australian Museum, Adelaide. Current as: SAMA. Also as: SAM (fossils). South Australia. Australia.
SAU: Southern Arkansas University, Department of Biology, Magnolia. Formerly: Southern State College. Arkansas. USA.
SB: Private collection of Hans Bath, Pirmasens. Rheinland-Pfalz [Rhineland-Palatinate]. Germany.
SBC: Sarawak Biodiversity Center, Kuching. Note: founded in 1998. Sarawak. Malaysia.
SBCM: San Bernardino County Museum, Earth Science Division, Redlands. Current as: SBCM (herps & fossils). California. USA.
SBEI: Museum of the Shiramine Board of Education, Hakusan City. Current as: SBEI (fossils). Ishikawa. Japan.
SBMNH: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Santa Barbara. Current as: SBMNH (herps). California. USA.
SC: Sheridan College, Sheridan. Current as: SC (fossils). Wyoming. USA.
SCBUCN: Sala de Colecciones Biológicas de la Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo. Current as: SCBUCN (fossils). Elqui. Chile.
SCFK-SDU: Private collection of Fahrettin Küçük, Eğirdir Su ürünleri Fakültesi [Faculty of Fisheries], Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi [Suleyman Demirel University], Isparta. See also: IFC-ESUF. Isparta. Turkey.
SCMRRI: South Carolina Marine Resources Research Institute, Charleston. Obsolete as: SCMRI. South Carolina. USA.
SCNHM: Sierra College Natural History Museum, Rocklin. Current as: SCNHM VAF (fossils). California. USA.
SCNU: South China Normal University, School of Life Science, Guangzhou [Canton]. Obsolete as: DBSCNU (Department of Biology), FCSCNU. Current as: SCNU. Guangdong. China.
SCSFRI: South China Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, Guangzhou [Canton]. In error as: SSCFRI. Current as: SCSFRI. Guangdong. China.
SCUM: Sichuan University Museum, Chengdu. Formerly: West China Union University Museum (WCUUM). Obsolete as: WCUUM. Current as: SCUM. Sichuan. China.
SDBDU: University of Delhi, Department of Environmental Studies, Systematics Lab, Delhi. Current as: SDBDU (herps). New Delhi. India.
SDM: Museum in the Park, Stroud, Gloucester-shire. Formerly: Stroud and District Museum (1983–2001), descended from the Cowle Museum. Current as: SDM (fossils). England. United Kingdom.
SDNHM: San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park, San Diego. Formerly: San Diego Society of Natural History (SDSNH). Includes: Laurence M. Klauber private collection (LMK). Obsolete as: SDSNH. Current as: SDNHM (herps). California. USA.
SDSM: South Dakota School of Mines, Museum of Geology, Rapid City. Current as: SDSM (fossils). South Dakota. USA.
SDSU: San Diego State University Museum of Biodiversity, San Diego. Also as: REE-SDSU (Richard E. Etheridge herp skeletal collection). California. USA.
SDUST: College of Earth Science and Engineering, Shandong University of Science and Technology, Qingdao. Current as: SDUST (fossils). Shandong. China.
SE-IOR: Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Split. Current as: SE-IOR (fishes). Also as: IOR (fishes). Split-Dalmatia. Croatia.
SEABRI: Laboratory of Aquatic Biodiversity Research Group, Southeast Asia Biodiversity Research Institute, Forest Research Institute (FRI), Yezin. Current as: SEABRI (fishes). Myanmar.
SEFC: Southeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Virginia Key, Miami. Formerly: Tropical Atlantic Biological Laboratory (TABL). Note: TABL fish collection mostly transferred to University of Florida (UF) in 1972–1973 and 1995; specimens also at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (ANSP) and US National Museum of Natural History (USNM). See also: UF. Florida. USA.
SFRS: Sea Fisheries Research Station, Haifa. Current as: SFRS (fishes). Israel.
SFSU: San Francisco State University, Vertebrate Museum, San Francisco. California. USA.
SFU: Shanghai Ocean University (SHOU, SOU), Shanghai. Formerly: Shanghai Fisheries College (SFC, 1952–1985), Shanghai Fisheries University (SFU, 1985–2008). Obsolete as: SFC. Current as: SFU. Shanghai. China.
SGC: Museo Geológico José Royo y Gómez, Instituto de Investigaciones en Geociencias, Minería y Química, Servicio Geológico Colombiano [formerly INGEOMINAS], Bogotá. Also known as: Museo Geológico Nacional; Geological Survey of Colombia. Formerly: Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Geológico Mineras (1968–1991). Obsolete as: ING, INIGM (fossils). Current as: SGC (fossils) followed by a variety of collection codes (e.g., DON, IGMp, IPN, MP, OB, RB, VL). Also as: DON (fossils), IGM, IGMp (fossil sharks), IPN-EAC, MGJRG IPN and IPN/MGJRG (fossil turtles). Distrito Capital. Colombia.
SGDB: Sbírky geologie Doly Bílina [Bílina Mines Geology Collection], Bílina Mine Headquarters, Bílina. Also known as: geological collection of the Bílina opencast mine. Current as: SGDB (fossils). Also as: DB (fossil fishes). Ústí nad Labem [Ústecký]. Czech Republic.
SGM: Service Géologique du Maroc, Direction de la Géologie, Ministčre de l'Energie et des Mines, Rabat. Current as: SGM (fossils). Also as: CPSGM (Collections Paléontologiques). Rabat-Salé-Kénitra. Morocco.
SGU: Saratov Chernyshevsky State University, Saratov. Current as: SGU (fossils). Saratovskaya Oblast. Russia.
SHCIC: Spring Hill College Ichthyological Collection, Mobile. Alabama. USA.
SHCP: Wildlife Conservation Society, Southern Highlands Conservation Project [Programme], Mbeya. Current as: SHCP (herps). Tanzania.
SHGM: Stephen Hui Geological Museum, The University of Hong Kong (HKU), Hong Kong. Current as: SHGM (fossils). See also: SWIMS. Hong Kong. China.
SHM: Srisuk's House Museum, Khao Yoi. Current as: SHM (fossils). Petchaburi. Thailand.
SHML: Sandy Hook Marine Laboratory, National Marine Fisheries Service, Highlands. Note: destroyed by fire in 1985; rebuilt as James J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory. New Jersey. USA.
SHN: Laboratório de Paleontologia e Paleoecologia, Sociedade de História Natural Torres Vedras, Torres Vedras. Current as: SHN (fossils). Lisboa [Lisbon]. Portugal.
SICAU: Sichuan Agricultural University, Ya'an. Formerly: Sichuan Agricultural College (1956–1985). Note: SICAU with three campuses in Chengdu, Ya'an and Dujiangyan. Obsolete as: SAUS. Current as: SICAU (fishes, herps; Ya'an campus). Also as: SAU (fishes; Ya'an campus). Sichuan. China.
SICC: Sado Island Community Center, Sado. Current as: SICC (fossils). Niigata. Japan.
SIEZC: Department of Zoology, Southern Institute of Ecology (SIE), Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), District 1, Ho Chi Minh City [ex Saigon]. Note: established in 2012 to expand Center for Biodiversity and Development (CBD) formerly based at the Institute of Tropical Biology (ITB). Current as: SIEZC (herps). See also: ITBCZ. Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam.
SINCHI: Instituto Amazónico de Investigaciones Científicas SINCHI, Leticia. Current as: CIACOL (fishes, Colección Ictiológica de la Amazonía Colombiana), SINCHI-R (reptiles). Also as: SINCHI-CIACOL (fishes). Amazonas. Colombia.
SIO: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Marine Vertebrate Collection, University of California San Diego, La Jolla. Includes: fishes (mostly marine) transferred from UCLA in 2014 (part of UCLA fish collection also to LACM). Note: catalog number composed of year of accession (2 digits) followed by serial number (e.g., SIO 07-169). In error as: STO. Current as: SIO. California. USA.
SIZK: I.I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv [Kiev]. Note: Zoological museum established in 1919; from 1939–1998, Institute of Zoology (IZAN) included Zoological and Paleontological departments that are now part of National Museum of Natural History, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NMNHU). Obsolete as: IZAN (parasites). Current as: SIZK. See also: NMNHU. Kiev. Ukraine.
SJB: Private collection of Jörg Bohlen, Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Liběchov. Current as: SJB (fishes). Středočeský [Central Bohemian]. Czech Republic.
SJC: St. John's College, Agra. Note: herp collection no longer extant; later maintained by the Academy of Zoology, Khandari Road, Agra, but that institution appears to be defunct. Uttar Pradesh. India.
SJSU: San Jose State University, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, San Jose. California. USA.
SLIC: Suk Laboratory Ichthyology Collection, Department of Life Sciences, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan. Current as: SLIC (fishes). North Gyeongsang. South Korea.
SLU: Southeastern Louisiana University, Vertebrate Museum, Hammond. Includes: 20% of herp collection from Tulane University Museum of Natural History (TU), transferred in 2011; fish and herp collections of University of New Orleans (UNOVC) to be acquired. Note: original herp collection moved to LSUMZ ca. 1990. Current as: SLU (fishes, herps). Louisiana. USA.
SM: Sirindhorn Museum, Sahat Sakhan. Also known as: Phu Kum Khao Dinosaur Museum; Sirindhorn Dinosaur Museum; Sahat Sakhan Dinosaur Research Centre, Department of Mineral Resources (DMR), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. Current as: SM (fossils). Also as: TF (Thai fossils generally held by Department of Mineral Resources with headquarters in Bangkok). See also: TF (fossils). Kalasin. Thailand.
SMA: Sauriermuseum Aathal [Aathal Dinosaur Museum], Aathal, Seegräben. Current as: SMA (fossils). Zürich. Switzerland.
SMAC: Sapporo Museum Activity Center, Sapporo. Current as: SMAC (fossils). Hokkaido. Japan.
SMAG: Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Invercargill. Southland. New Zealand.
SMBL: Kyoto University Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, Shirahama, Nishimuro District. Note: established in 1922, integrated into Field Science Education and Research Center (FSERC) in 2003; collection developed by Chuichi Araga; most specimens transferred to Kyoto University Museum and recataloged under FAKU. See also: FAKU. Wakayama. Japan.
SMBU: Strecker Museum, Mayborn Museum Complex, Baylor University, Waco. Includes: Bryce C. Brown Collection (BCBC). Obsolete as: BU, SM. Current as: SMBU (fishes, herps). Texas. USA.
SMF: Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum [Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum], Frankfurt am Main. Includes: collections assembled by Eduard Rüppell and Oskar Boettger (1844–1910). Note: headquarters of Senckenberg Collections composed of six institutes with stations at 10 locations including Dresden (MMG, MTD) and Görlitz (SMNG). In error as: SFM. Obsolete as: NMS, SENCK, SenkM. Current as: SMF (fishes, herps, fossils). Also as: SFN (sharks). Hesse [Hessen]. Germany.
SMG: Städtische Naturkundliche Museum Göppingen. Current as: SMG (fossils). Baden-Württemberg. Germany.
SMK: Muzium Sejarah Semulajadi [Sarawak Natural History Museum], Kuching. Also as: SM. Sarawak. Malaysia.
SMLVO: Subtropical Marine Laboratory, Iriomote Marine Research Centre [formerly Station], Tokai University, Iriomote Island. Okinawa. Japan.
SMMP: Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul. Current as: SMMP. Also as: SMM (fossils). Minnesota. USA.
SMNG: Senckenberg Museum für Naturkunde, Abteilung Zoologie, Görlitz. Formerly: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Görlitz; merged with Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung in 2009. Current as: SMNG. Sachsen [Saxony]. Germany.
SMNH: Prirodoslovni muzej Slovenije [Slovenian Museum of Natural History], Ljubljana. Current as: SMNH (fishes). Also as: ML (herps). Slovenia.
SMNH: Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History, Regina. Saskatchewan. Canada.
SMNK: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Karlsruhe [Karlsruher Naturkundemuseum], Karlsruhe. Formerly: Landessammlungen für Naturkunde Karlsruhe (LNK). Obsolete as: LNK. Current as: SMNK (fishes, herps), SMNK-PAL (fossils). Baden-Württemberg. Germany.
SMNS: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde [Stuttgart State Museum of Natural History], Stuttgart. Obsolete as: MNS. Current as: SMNS (fishes, herps, fossils). Also as: SMNHS (fossils). Baden-Württemberg. Germany.
SMP: The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg. Also known as: State Museum of Paleontology. Current as: SMP VP (fossils). Pennsylvania. USA.
SMPSMU: Shuler Museum of Paleontology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas. Current as: SMPSMU (fossils). Also as: SMP, SMU (fossils). Texas. USA.
SMS: Swakopmund Museum, Swakopmund. Namibia.
SMSS: Städtisches Museum Schloss Salder, Salzgitter. Current as: SMSS (fossils). Niedersachsen [Lower Saxony]. Germany.
SMU: Sang-myung University, College of Natural Sciences, Life Science, Seoul. Formerly: Sang-myung Women's University (SMWU, 1986–1996). Includes: some fishes from Korean Institute of Freshwater Biology (KIFB). Current as: SMU. Seoul. South Korea.
SNB: Département de Géologie, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar [University of Dakar], Dakar. Current as: SNB (fossils). Senegal.
SNC: Sichuan Normal University, Chengdu. Formerly: Sichuan Teachers College (1952–1985). Current as: SNC (fishes). Also as: SCNU (herps). Sichuan. China.
SNCBSH: State of North Carolina Biological Station, Highlands. North Carolina. USA.
SNFR: Seikai National Fisheries Research Institute, Nagasaki. Nagasaki. Japan.
SNGM: Servicio Nacional de Geológia y Minero, Santiago. Current as: SNGM (fossils). Santiago. Chile.
SNHM: Shanghai Natural History Museum, Jing'an, Shanghai. Note: established in 1956 based on collections from the Xujiahui Museum founded in 1868 (renamed Zhendan Museum in 1933) and Shanghai Museum of the Asiatic Society founded in 1874; SNHM merged with Shanghai Science and Technology Museum in 2001. Current as: SNHM. Also as: SMNH, SMNHC. Shanghai. China.
SNHM: Sharjah Natural History Museum, Sharjah. Current as: SNHM (cetaceans). United Arab Emirates.
SNHM: State Museum of Natural History, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Lviv. Current as: SNHM. Lviv. Ukraine.
SNHMK: Sudan Natural History Museum, Khartoum. Formerly: University of Khartoum Natural History Museum (UKS) which incorporated collections from Gordon Memorial College in 1958. Current as: SNHMK. Khartoum. Sudan.
SNM: Slovak National Museum [Slovenské národné múzeum], Natural Science Museum, Bratislava. Formerly: Bratislava Museum (BM), partially destroyed during WWII on 9 Sep 1944. Obsolete as: BM. Current as: SNM. Also as: SNMB. Bratislava. Slovakia.
SNMNH: The National Museum, Department of Natural History, Riyadh. Also known as: Saudi National Museum Natural History. Saudi Arabia.
SNP: Sochi National Park, Scientific Department, Sochi. Includes: collections of fishes, amphibians and reptiles began in 1977 by Boris Tuniyev and formerly stored at Caucasian State Nature Biosphere Reserve (CSBR, CSNBR, SD CSNBR). Obsolete as: CSBR, CSNBR, SD CSNBR (Scientific Department). Current as: SNP (fishes, herps). Southern Federal District. Russia.
SNU: Seoul National University, Seoul. Formerly: Keijo Imperial University (KIU), Kyngsng University or Kyongseong Imperial University. Note: historical collections, including fishes deposited by Tamezo Mori in the Laboratory of the Premedical Department, destroyed during Korean War (1950–1953). See also: CGRB. Seoul. South Korea.
SOG: Sociedad de Oceanografía de Guipúzcoa, Museo, Gipuzkoa. Current as: SOG-Mu. Basque. Spain.
SOUA: Southern Oregon University, Ashland. Formerly: Southern Oregon College (SOC, 1956–1975), Southern Oregon State College (1975–1979). Washington. USA.
SP: Sabah Parks Natural History Museum [Kinabalu Park Museum], Kinabalu Conservation Center at Kinabalu Park Headquarters. Obsolete as: SPM. Current as: SP (fishes, herps). Sabah. Malaysia.
SPMN: Museum of Natural and Environmental History, Shizuoka. Current as: SPMN (fishes). Shizuoka. Japan.
SQU: Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoudh, Muscat. Current as: SQU (herps). Oman.
SRC: Sarawak Research Collections, Forest Research Center, Kuching. Current as: SRC (herps). Also as: FRCS (arachnids). Sarawak. Malaysia.
SRI: Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre, Serengeti National Park (SNP). Formerly: Serengeti Wildlife Research Institute (SWRI) until 1980. Tanzania.
SRST: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Institute of Natural History, Fort Yates. Note: established in 2014, originated as Standing Rock Paleontology Program in 2007. Current as: SRST (fossils). North Dakota. USA.
SRSU: Sul Ross State University, Alpine. Also known as: The University of the Big Bend. Texas. USA.
SRWK: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kuching. Current as: SRWK-P (fishes). Also as: UNIMAS (fishes). Sarawak. Malaysia.
SSN: Paläontologisches Museum Nierstein, Nierstein. Current as: SSN (fossils). Rheinland-Pfalz [Rhineland-Palatinate]. Germany.
SSOFM: Shimane Nature Museum of Mt. Sanbe, Shimane. Formerly: Sanbe Shizenkan Open Field Museum. Also as: SAHIMEL. Shimane. Japan.
SSU: Museum of Ectothermic Vertebrates, California State University, Sacramento. Formerly: Sacramento State College Museum of Natural History (SSCMNH). Obsolete as: CSUS, SSCMNH. Current as: SSU. California. USA.
SSUC: Colección de Flora y Fauna Patricio Sánchez Reyes, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago. Current as: SSUC (herps). Santiago. Chile.
STIPB: Steinmann-Institut für Geologie, Mineralogie und Paläontologie [Steinmann Institute for Mineralogy, Geology and Palaeontology], Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn [University of Bonn], Bonn. Formerly: Institut für Paläontologie Bonn (IPB), Geologisch-Paläontologisches Institut Bonn (GPIBO) and Goldfu Museum [Goldfuss Museum]; STIPB founded in 2007. Obsolete as: GPIBO, IPB, PIUB. Current as: STIPB (fossils). See also: SUB. Nordrhein-Westfalen [North Rhine-Westphalia]. Germany.
STL: St. Louis University, St. Louis. Current as: STL (fishes). Missouri. USA.
STM: Shandong Tianyu Museum of Nature, Pingyi. Current as: STM (fossils). Shandong. China.
STPB: Collection de la Station de Recherches Piscicoles de Bouaké, Bouaké. Note: collection cited by Daget (1965) and presumably associated with Université de Boukaé, formerly a campus of the University of Abidjan; status unknown. Assigned here: STPB. Côte d'Ivoire.
STRI: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancón. Note: houses and maintains herp collection of Circulo Herpetologico de Panama (CHP). Panamá. Panama.
STUM: University of Santo Tomas (UST), Manila. Metro Manila. Philippines.
SU-RBG: Rodolfo B. Gonzales Museum of Natural History, Biology Department, Silliman University, Dumaguete City. Formerly: Silliman University Biology Museum (SUBM). Includes: marine herps (e.g., seasnakes) transferred from SUML. Obsolete as: SUBM, SUP. Current as: SU-RBG (fishes, herps). Also as: SURBG. See also: SUAKCREM, SUML. Negros Oriental. Philippines.
SUAKCREM: Silliman University Angelo King Center for Research and Environmental Management, Dumaguete. Note: limited collection of fishes and herps that may eventually be transferred to SU-RBG and SUML. Current as: SUAKCREM (fishes, herps). Negros Oriental. Philippines.
SUB: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn [University of Bonn], Institut für Zoologie, Sammlung der Universität, Bonn. See also: STIPB (fossils). Nordrhein-Westfalen [North Rhine-Westphalia]. Germany.
SUBC: Seowon University, Department of Biology, Cheongju. Formerly: Cheongju College of Education or Cheongju Normal University, descended from Cheongju Women's Junior College founded in 1968; reorganized into Seowon College in 1988 and promoted to Seowon University in 1992. Obsolete as: BCU, BCUE (Cheongju Normal University), SUC. Current as: SUBC (fishes). North Chungcheong. South Korea.
SUC: Soonchunhyang University, Collection of Department of Life Science and Biotechnology, Asan. Current as: SUC (fishes). South Chungcheong. South Korea.
SUF: National Fisheries University, Shimonoseki. Formerly: Shimonoseki University of Fisheries (1963–1994), among others. Current as: SUF. Also as: NFUS (crustaceans). Yamaguchi. Japan.
SUHC: Hakim Sabzevari University (HSU), Herpetological Collection, Sabzevar. Formerly: branch of Tarbiat Moallem University (SUZM, TMUS), Tehran. Obsolete as: SUZM, TMUS. Current as: SUHC (herps). See also: ERP. Razavi Khorasan. Iran.
SUI: University of Iowa Museum of Natural History, Iowa City. Formerly: State University of Iowa. Note: much of Charles C. Nutting material transferred to US National Museum of Natural History (USNM). Obsolete as: MSUI. Current as: SUI (fossils), SUI.VERT (fishes, herps). Iowa. USA.
SUM: Stellenbosch University, John R. Ellerman Museum of Zoology, Stellenbosch. Western Cape. South Africa.
SUML: Silliman University Marine Laboratories, Institute of Environmental and Marine Sciences, Dumaguete. Also known as: Silliman University Fish Collection. Note: established as university research facility in 1974 and renamed Dr. Angel C. Alcala Environment and Marine Science Laboratories in 2009; some fishes transferred to PNM as types; marine herps transferred to SU-RBG. Current as: SUML-FI MUR (marine fishes). See also: SU-RBG, SUAKCREM. Negros Oriental. Philippines.
SWFU: Southwest Forestry University, Museum of Zoology, Kunming. Formerly: Southwest Forestry College (SWFC) until 2010. Obsolete as: SFU, SWFC, SWUF. Current as: SWFU (fishes). Yunnan. China.
SWIMS: Swire Institute of Marine Science, The University of Hong Kong, Cape d'Aguilar Road, Shek O, Hong Kong. Note: division of Hong Kong University School of Biological Science. Current as: SWIMS (fishes). See also: SHGM. Hong Kong. China.
SXMG: Shanxi Museum of Geology, Taiyuan. Current as: SXMG (fossils). Shanxi. China.
SYNU: Shenyang Normal University, Shenyang. Current as: SYNU (herps). Liaoning. China.
SYS: Museum of Biology, Sun Yat-Sen University [Zhongshan University], Guangzhou [Canton]. Formerly: Chung Shan University which incorporated Lingnan University in 1953. Note: status unknown for collections of Lingnan University Natural History Survey and Museum (LNHSM or LUG). Obsolete as: BLG (fishes), SYSU, ZLSYU. Current as: SYS (fishes, herps). Guangdong. China.
SZN: Stazione Zoologica “Anton Dohrn”, Napoli [Naples]. Current as: SZN. Napoli [Naples]. Italy.

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