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ZAR: Musée de la Faculté des Sciences de la Terre de la Géographie et de l'Aménagement du Territoire (FSTGAT), Université des sciences et de la technologie Houari-Boumediene (USTHB), Bab Ezzouar. Current as: ZAR (fossils from Zarzaïtine Series). See also: FSB/HAL (fishes). Algeria.
ZCDM: Zhucheng Dinosaur Museum, Zhucheng. In error as: ZDCM (fossils). Current as: ZCDM (fossils). Shandong. China.
ZCT: Zoological Collection at Taraghen [Traghan], Murzuq District. Includes: herp specimens deposited by Adel A. Ibrahim. Current as: ZCT (herps). Libya.
ZCUV: Zoological Collection, Department für Theoretische Biologie, Universität Wien, Wien [Vienna]. Formerly: Institut für Zoologie. Current as: ZCUV (fishes, herps). Also as: IZUW, ZIUW. See also: IPUW. Wien [Vienna]. Austria.
ZDEU: Sistematik Zooloji, Ege Üniversitesi [Zoology Department, Ege University], Bornova, İzmir [Izmir]. Note: museum founded in 1961. Obsolete as: SZE (herps). Current as: ZDEU (herps). See also: ESFM (inland water fish collection, Faculty of Fisheries). İzmir [Izmir]. Turkey.
ZDM: Zigong Dinosaur Museum, Zigong. Current as: ZDM (fossils). Sichuan. China.
ZFMK: Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig [Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig], Bonn. Formerly: Forschungsinstitut und Museum. Includes: University of Göttingen herpetological collection, acquired in 1977; part of Philipp Wagner private collection (PWC; herps); herpetological specimens received from the University of Kabul in the 1970s. Current as: ZFMK (fishes, herps). Nordrhein-Westfalen [North Rhine-Westphalia]. Germany.
ZID: Department of Zoology, Arts, Commerce and Science College, Palus, Sangli District. Current as: ZID (fishes). Maharashtra. India.
ZIDTU: Institut für Zoologie, Technische Universität Dresden [Dresden Technical University], Dresden. Note: currently a teaching collection [Zoologische Lehrsammlung]. Sachsen [Saxony]. Germany.
ZIHU: Hiroshima University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biological Sciences [formerly Zoological Institute], Hiroshima. See also: IABHU (amphibians). Hiroshima. Japan.
ZIS: Zoologischen Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken. Note: collection apparently no longer at university as of 2011. Saarland. Germany.
ZISP: Zoologicheskii Institut, Rossiiskoi Akademii Nauk [Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences], St. Petersburg [formerly Leningrad]. Formerly: Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Saint Pétersbourg. Obsolete as: AIS, ZIAN, ZIAS, ZIL. Current as: ZISP (fishes, herps, fossils). Also as: ZIN (fishes), ZIN PH (fossils, paleoherpetological collection). Northwestern Federal District. Russia.
ZIT: Ilia State University, Institute of Zoology, Zoological Collections, Tbilisi [Tiflis]. Formerly: Institute of Zoology, Georgian National Academy of Sciences (1941–2009), descended from the Georgian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Tbilisi State University. Current as: ZIT (amphibians). Georgia.
ZIUS: Zoologiska institutionen, Stockholms Universitet, Stockholm. Formerly: Stockholms högskola (1878–1960), Zootomiska Institutet (ZI). Note: over 95% of collections transferred to Naturhistoriska riksmuseet (NRM). See also: NRM. Stockholm. Sweden.
ZJU: Zhejiang University [Che Kiang University], Hangzhou. Includes: three historical universities (Hangzhou University, Zhejiang Agricultural University and Zhejian Medical University) combined with Zhejiang University in 1998. Current as: ZJU (reptiles). Also as: HU (amphibians). Zhejiang. China.
ZM-CBSU: Zoological Museum of Shiraz University, Collection of Biology Department, Shiraz. Formerly: Pahlavi University. Obsolete as: ZM-CBSUZG (fishes). Current as: ZM-CBSU (fishes, herps). Also as: CBSU (herps). Fars. Iran.
ZM: Zoologische Museum, Kanpur. Note: presumably defunct. Uttar Pradesh. India.
ZMA: Zoölogisch Museum, Universiteit van Amsterdam. Also known as: Zoological Museum Amsterdam. Note: collections officially part of Naturalis Biodiversity Center and relocated to RMNH, Leiden in 2012. See also: RMNH. North Holland. Netherlands.
ZMADU: Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi (ADÜ) [Adnan Menderes University], Zooloji Müzesi, Aydın [Aydin]. Includes: Kurtuluş Olgun Collection (KOC), Biological Department. Current as: ZMADU (fishes). Aydın [Aydin]. Turkey.
ZMADYU: Zoology Museum of Adıyaman Üniversitesi [Adiyaman University], Adıyaman [Adiyaman]. Current as: ZMADYU (herps). Adıyaman [Adiyaman]. Turkey.
ZMAU: Zoology Museum, Department of Zoology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam [Vizag, Waltair]. Also as: AU/DMLR (fishes, Department of Marine Living Resources), MDZAU (fishes), ZDAU (parasites). Andhra Pradesh. India.
ZMB: Museum für Naturkunde (MfN), Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin [Humboldt University of Berlin], Berlin. Also known as: Humboldt Museum. Formerly: Zoologischen Museum Berlin. Includes: extant specimens of Museo Blochiano [Blochianum] (MB), private collection of Marcus Elieser Bloch. Obsolete as: ISZZ, ZMHU, ZMBP. Current as: MB (fossils), ZMB (fishes, herps). Also as: HMBM, HMN MB, PMHU (fossils), ISZ (birds), MfN, MHUB (parasites). Berlin. Germany.
ZMBH: Zemaljski Muzej Bosne i Hercegovine [National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina], Sarajevo. Current as: ZMBH (fishes, herps), BHSP (fossils). Bosnia and Herzegovina.
ZMC: Zunyi Medical College, Department of Biology, Zunyi. Obsolete as: TMC. Current as: ZMC (herps). Also as: ZMCZ. Guizhou. China.
ZMCC: Zoology Museum, Christ College, Irinjalakuda. Current as: ZMCC F (fishes). Kerala. India.
ZMCKU: The Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University of Cherkasy, Cherkasy. Also known as: Cherkasy National University. Current as: ZMCKU. Cherkasy. Ukraine.
ZMCMU: Zoological Museum of Chabahar Maritme University, Chabahar. Current as: ZMCMU (fishes). Sistan and Baluchestan. Iran.
ZMD: Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Lviv. Also known as: The Benedict Dybowski Zoological Museum. Current as: ZMD. Lviv. Ukraine.
ZMDONU: Zoological Museum, Vasyl' Stus Donetsk National University, Vinnytsya [Vinnytsia]. Current as: ZMDONU. Vinnytsya [Vinnytsia]. Ukraine.
ZMDU: Zoological Museum, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, Dnipro [ex Dnipropetrovsk]. Also known as: Dnipropetrovsk State University. Current as: ZMDU. Dnipropetrovsk. Ukraine.
ZMFESU: Zoological Museum of Far Eastern State University (FESU), Vladivostok. Current as: ZMFESU (fishes, herps). Also as: DVGU. Primorsky Krai. Russia.
ZMG: Zoologischen Museums Greifswald, Greifswald. See also: GG (fossils). Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Germany.
ZMGU: Zoological Museum of Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Current as: ZMGU (herps). Also as: GUZM. Golestān. Iran.
ZMH: Centrum für Naturkunde (CeNak), Zoologisches Museum, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg. Formerly: Naturhistorisches Museum zu Hamburg (NMH) founded in 1843, partially destroyed July 1943 during WWII; museum and staff became part of Universität Hamburg in 1969. Note: includes fishes from Institut für Seefischerei, Hamburg (ISH); herps described by J.G. Fischer. In error as: Z.M.B. (Roze 1967). Obsolete as: ISH, NMH, ZHM, ZIM. Current as: ZMH (fishes, herps). Hamburg. Germany.
ZMHRU: Zoological Museum of Harran University [Harran Üniversitesi], Osmanbey Campus, Sxanlıurfa [Urfa]. Current as: ZMHRU (herps). Sxanlıurfa [Urfa]. Turkey.
ZMHU: Zoological Museum of Hamedan University, Hamadān. Current as: ZMHU (herps). Hamadan. Iran.
ZMISU: Zoological Museum of Irkutsk State University, Irkutsk. Irkutsk Oblast. Russia.
ZMJU: Muzeum Zoologiczne Uniwersytetu Jagielloń-skiego [Zoological Museum of the Jagiellonian University], Kraków [Cracow]. Obsolete as: KM (herps). Current as: ZMJU. Lesser Poland. Poland.
ZMK: Zoologische Museum der Christian-Albrechts-Universität (CAU) zu Kiel [University of Kiel], Kiel. Also known as: Zoologischen Museum Kiel. Note: closely associated with Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel (GEOMAR), successor to the Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften [Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences], itself established in 2004 via merger of Institut für Meereskunde (IfM, IMUK) and Forschungszentrum für Marine Geowissenschaften (GEOMAR). Obsolete as: KIEL. Current as: ZMK. See also: CAUK (fossils). Schleswig-Holstein. Germany.
ZMKNU: Zoological Museum, Kherson State University, Kherson. Current as: ZMKNU. Kherson. Ukraine.
ZMKRU: Kryvyi Rih National University, Kryvyi Rih [Krivoy Rog]. Current as: ZMKRU. Dnipropetrovsk. Ukraine.
ZMKU: Zoological Museum Kasetsart University, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science. Includes: questionably includes specimens cited as NRCT (National Research Council of Thailand), a government agency with headquarters on the university campus. Current as: ZMKU AM (amphibians), ZMKU R (reptiles). See also: KUMF, RLIKU (both fishes). Bangkok. Thailand.
ZMKU: Zoological Museum, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv [Kiev]. Also known as: Kiev University Zoological Museum, Kyiv National University. Current as: ZMKU. Kiev. Ukraine.
ZMLAU: Zoological Museum, Lviv National Agrarian University, Dubliany. Current as: ZMLAU. Lviv. Ukraine.
ZMLG: Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University, Starobilsk [ex Lugansk]. Also known as: University of Luhansk. Current as: ZMLG. Luhansk. Ukraine.
ZMLVU: Zoological Museum, Lviv National University of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology, Lviv. Current as: ZMLVU. Lviv. Ukraine.
ZMMU: Zoological Museum of Mikhail V. Lomonosov, Moscow State University. Formerly: Natural History Cabinet of Moscow Imperial University (1791–1930). Obsolete as: MMGU, MMSU, ZMM, ZMMGU, ZMMSU. Current as: ZMMU (fishes, herps). Central Federal District. Russia.
ZMNH: Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, Hangzhou. Formerly: West Lake Museum (WLMH, 1929–1952); Zhejiang Provincial Museum (ZPM, 1952–1984). Obsolete as: WLMH, ZH, ZPM. Current as: ZMNH (fishes, herps, fossils), ZMNH M (fossils). Zhejiang. China.
ZMNSU: Zoological Museum, Nizhyn Gogol State University, Nížyn [Nizhyn]. Current as: ZMNSU. Chernihiv. Ukraine.
ZMOU: Zoological Museum, I. Mechnikov Odessa National University, Odessa. Also known as: Brauner Zoological Museum (BZM). Obsolete as: ONUZM. Current as: ZMOU. Odessa. Ukraine.
ZMPRU: Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk. Current as: ZMPRU. Ivano-Frankivsk. Ukraine.
ZMSBUK: Zoological Museum of Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman. Current as: ZM-SBUK (fishes), ZMSBUK.HD (herps). Kerman. Iran.
ZMSPU: Zoological Museum, Sumy State Pedagogical University, Sumy. Current as: ZMSPU. Sumy. Ukraine.
ZMT: Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia, Tbilisi [Tiflis]. Includes: collections of the Georgian Museum (1919–1947), formerly Caucasus Museum (1865–1919, also known as Caucasus Natural History Museum), descended from the Museum of the Caucasian Department of the Russian Royal Geographic Society founded in 1852. Note: museum incorporated into Georgian National Museum (GNM) in 2004. See also: GNM. Georgia.
ZMTPU: Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatyuk National Pedagogical University, Ternopil. Current as: ZMTPU. Ternopil. Ukraine.
ZMTU: Zoological Museum of Tomsk State University, Tomsk. Formerly: Siberian Imperial University (founded in 1888). Note: first herpetological collections received in 1890. Current as: ZMTU (fishes, herps). Also as: DVZeE TSU (Department of Vertebrate Zoology and Ecology, Institute of Biology). Tomsk Oblast. Russia.
ZMUA: Zoological Museum, Department of Biology, College of Life Science, Xiamen University, Xiamen. Formerly: University of Amoy. Fujian. China.
ZMUA: Zoological Museum, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA), Athens. Also known as: University of Athens. Current as: ZMUA (mollusks & birds). Also as: MZUA. Attica. Greece.
ZMUB: Universitetsmuseet i Bergen, Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. Formerly: Bergens Museum, founded in 1825. Obsolete as: BMN. Current as: ZMUB (fishes, herps), ZMBN (invertebrates, birds). Hordaland. Norway.
ZMUD: Zoological Museum, Stepan Demyanchuk International Economic and Humanities University, Kyiv [Kiev]. Current as: ZMUD. Kiev. Ukraine.
ZMUG: Zoologisches Museum, Johann-Friedrich-Blumenbach-Institut für Zoologie und Anthropologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen [Göttingen University], Göttingen. Formerly: Zoologisches Institut und Museum Universität Göttingen (ZIUG), descended from Königliche Academische Museum founded in 1773. Note: herpetological collection transferred to Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK) in 1977. Obsolete as: ZIUG, ZMG. Current as: ZMUG. Also as: AZM (flatworms). See also: GZG (fossils). Niedersachsen [Lower Saxony]. Germany.
ZMUH: Zoologisches Museum der Universität Heidelberg, Heidelburg. Note: founded as Zoologisches Cabinet in 1819 by Friedrich Tiedemann (1781–1861); some fishes transferred to SMF and SMNS. Current as: ZMUH (herps). Also as: ZIH (fishes, Zoologisches Institut). See also: GEOW (fossils). Baden-Württemberg. Germany.
ZMUI: İstanbul Üniversitesi Zooloji Müzesi [Zoology Museum of Istanbul University], Fatih, Istanbul. Note: founded in the 1920s. Current as: ZMUI (herps). Also as: IUSHM (fishes, Hydrobiology Museum). Istanbul. Turkey.
ZMULB: Muséum de Zoologie et d'Anthropologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels. Brussels. Belgium.
ZMUO: Zoologisk Museum [Robert Colletts hus], Universitetet i Oslo (UiO) [University of Oslo], Oslo. Includes: specimens from Zoologisk museum, Kristiania (ZMK). Current as: ZMUO (fishes, herps), PMO (fossils, Paleontological Museum). Also as: NHMO, UZMO. Oslo. Norway.
ZMVU: Zoological Mukseum of Vinnytsya State Pedagogical University, Vinnytsya [Vinnytsia]. Current as: ZMVU. Vinnytsya [Vinnytsia]. Ukraine.
ZMYU: Zoological Museum, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Yangon University, Kamayut Township, Yangon. Formerly: University of Rangoon. Myanmar.
ZMZ: Zanzibar Museum, Zanzibar City. Also known as: Peace Memorial Museum, opened in 1925. Tanzania.
ZMZ: Zoologisches Museum der Universität Zürich, Zürich [Zurich]. Obsolete as: SH, ZMUZ. Current as: ZMZ. See also: PIMUZ (fossils). Zürich. Switzerland.
ZMZHU: Zhytomyr State University of Ivan Franko, Zhytomyr. Current as: ZMZHU. Zhytomyr. Ukraine.
ZMZNU: Zaporizhzhya National University, Zaporizhia. Current as: ZMZNU. Zaporizhia. Ukraine.
ZNHM-AAU: Zoological Natural History Museum, Addis Ababa University. Obsolete as: AAU, NHMAA. Current as: ZNHM-AAU. Ethiopia.
ZPAL: Instytut Paleobiologii, Polskiej Akademii Nauk [Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences], Warszawa [Warsaw]. Note: some fossils stored at Wrocław University, Institute of Environmental Biology, Department of Paleozoolgy [Zakład Paleozoologii] and cited as ZPALWr (Also as ZPALUWr, ZPUW, ZPW). Current as: ZPAL (fossils). See also: IZPAN (fishes, herps). Mazovia. Poland.
ZPLMU: Zoologische Präparatesammlung der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München [Zoological objects collection of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich]. Note: historically distinct from Zoologische Staatssammlung München (ZSM); “valuable historic material...imprudently discarded” during reorganization of the university in the 1970s (D. Schaller in Neumann 2011:235); bulk of remaining ZPLMU fish collection transferred to ZSM in 2004; only few historic anatomical specimens retained in ZPLMU Institute of Zoology. See also: ZSM. Bayern [Bavaria]. Germany.
ZRC: Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM), National University of Singapore. Formerly: Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research (RMBR, 1998–2014) which housed the Zoological Reference Collection (ZRC) of the National Museum of Singapore (NMS, SNM; est. 1965), descended from the original Raffles Museum (established 1878). Includes: collections of the former National University of Singapore (NUS, USDZ) and Nanyang University. Obsolete as: LKCNHM, NMS, NUS, RM, RMBR, SNM, USDZ, ZRCS. Current as: ZRC (fishes, herps). Singapore.
ZSI Solan: Zoological Survey of India, High Altitude Regional Center, Solan. Current as: ZSI Solan F (fishes). Himachal. India.
ZSI-ANRC: Zoological survey of India, Andaman and Nicobar Regional Centre. Also as: ZSI/ANRC. Andaman and Nicobar Islands. India.
ZSI-APRC: Zoological Survey of India, Arunachal Pradesh Regional Centre [formerly Field or Regional Station], Itanagar. Obsolete as: ZSI/APFS, APFS/ZSI, ZSI-APRS. Current as: ZSI-APRC. Also as: ZSI/APRC, ZSI/V/APRC/P (fishes). Arunachal Pradesh. India.
ZSI-CRC: Zoological Survey of India, Central Regional Centre [formerly Station], Jabalpur. Obsolete as: CRS-ZSI, ZSI-CRS. Current as: ZSI-CRC. Madhya Pradesh. India.
ZSI-EBRC: Zoological Survey of India, Estuarine Biology Regional Centre [formerly Station], Gopalpur-on-Sea, Ganjam District. Obsolete as: EBS/ZSI/F. Current as: ZSI-EBRC (fishes). Also as: EBRC/ZSI/F (fishes). Odisha [ex Orissa]. India.
ZSI-FBRC: Zoological Survey of India, Freshwater Biology Regional Centre, Hyderabad. Current as: ZSI-FBRC (fishes). Also as: FBRC/ZSI, FBS (Freshwater Biology Station). Telangana [ex Andhra Pradesh]. India.
ZSI-MARC: Zoological Survey of India, Marine Aquarium and Regional Centre, Digha. Current as: ZSI-MARC. Also as: MARC/ZSI. West Bengal. India.
ZSI-MBRC: Zoological Survey of India, Marine Biology Regional Centre, Chennai. Tamil Nadu. India.
ZSI-NERC: Zoological Survey of India, North Eastern Regional Centre, Shillong. Formerly: Eastern Regional Centre/Station. Obsolete as: ERS/ZSI, V/A/ERS, V/ERS, ZSI-ERC, ZSI/ERS, ZSI-E, ZSI-S. Current as: ZSI-NERC (fishes, herps). Also as: NERC/ZSI (herps), ZSI/NERC. Meghalaya. India.
ZSI-NRC: Zoological Survey of India, Northern Regional Centre [formerly Station], Dehradun [Dehra Dun]. Obsolete as: NRS/ZSI, ZSI/NRS. Current as: ZSI-NRC. Also as: ZSI/NRC. Uttarakhand. India.
ZSI-SRC: Zoological Survey of India, Southern Regional Centre [formerly Station], Chennai. Also known as: Zoological Survey of India, Madras (ZSIM). Obsolete as: SRC-ZSI, SRS/ZSI, ZSI-SRS, ZSI/SRS, ZSIC, ZSIM. Current as: ZSI-SRC. Also as: ZSI/SRC. Tamil Nadu. India.
ZSI-WGRC: Zoological Survey of India, Western Ghats Regional Centre [formerly Station], Kozhikode [Calicut]. Also known as: Western Ghats Field Research Centre. Obsolete as: WGRS, ZSI/CLT [Calicut Station], ZSI/WGFRS (Field Research Station), ZSI/WGRS. Current as: ZSI-WGRC (fishes, herps). Also as: ZSIK (herps). Kerala. India.
ZSI-WRC: Zoological Survey of India, Western Regional Centre [formerly Station], Pune. Includes: unregistered fishes from the old Bombay Natural History Society collection (BNHS) currently housed at ZSI-WRC, but not cataloged or registered into collection as of 2014. Obsolete as: ZSI-WRS. Current as: ZSI-WRC (fishes, herps). Also as: ZSIP, ZSI/WRCP/ (fishes). Maharashtra. India.
ZSI: National Zoological Collections (NZC) of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Kolkata [ex Calcutta]. Formerly: Indian Museum, Calcutta (IMC), Natural History Museum, Calcutta. Includes: collections transferred from Asiatic Society of Bengal (ASK) to IMC in 1866. Note: ZSI designated national repository for zoological collections in India in 2002. Obsolete as: IMC, ZSIF (fishes), ZSIK (herps). Current as: ZSI. Also as: NZC-ZSI, ZSI-F (fishes), ZSI FF (freshwater fishes), ZSIC (amphibians), ZSI-K (herps). West Bengal. India.
ZSL: Zoological Society of London, London. Note: founded in 1825; collection dispersed in 1854 to Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK) and other local collections. England. United Kingdom.
ZSM/CMK: Private collection of Maurice Kottelat (CMK) at Zoologische Staatsammlung München (ZSM). Note: fishes published as ZSM/CMK were never intended for final deposition at ZSM and never part of ZSM collection. Obsolete as: ZSM/CMK (replaced by CMK). Bayern [Bavaria]. Germany.
ZSM/LIPI: Introduced by Maurice Kottelat (1990) to identify types to be temporarily stored at Zoologische Staatsammlung München (ZSM) for later exchange and final deposition in Indonesia; ZSM/LIPI material is not traceable at ZSM and was never transferred to LIPI, Bogor, but may be available at ZRC. Obsolete as: ZSM/LIPI (not referable to specimens at ZSM or LIPI). Bayern [Bavaria]. Germany.
ZSM: Zoologische Staatsammlung München, München [Munich]. Formerly: Zoologisches Sammlung des Bayerischen Staates [Bavarian State Collection of Zoology]. Includes: fishes from NMW (Kähsbauer Donation) and Zoologische Präparatesammlung der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (ZPLMU) as part of ZSM Old Collection, partially destroyed during WWII (24–25 Apr 1944 and 11 Apr 1945); holotype of Diaphorolepis wagneri from Museum of Monaco (MM); Hans Hermann Schleich collection of Nepalese and Indian amphibians and reptiles (VW/D); part of Philipp Wagner private collection (PWC, herps). Note: one of multiple institutions comprising and administered by Staatliche Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen Bayerns [Bavarian Natural History Collections] (SNSB). Current as: ZSM (fishes, herps, fossils). Bayern [Bavaria]. Germany.
ZSP: Zoological Museum, Zoological Survey Department of Pakistan (ZSD), Nishtar, Karachi. Also known as: Zoological Survey of Pakistan. Sindh. Pakistan.
ZSRO: Zoologische Sammlung der Universität Rostock [University of Rostock], Rostock. Current as: ZSRO. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Germany.
ZSS: Zoologische Sammlung zu Stettin, Szczecin [Stettin]. Note: collection damaged during WWII, remaining part transferred to IZPAN in 1945. West Pomeranian. Poland.
ZST: Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen [University of Tübingen], Museum der Universität (MUT), Zoologische Sammlung, Tübingen. Obsolete as: UTZI (Zoologisches Institut). Current as: ZST (herps). See also: GPIT (fossils). Baden-Württemberg. Germany.
ZUEC: Museu de Zoologia da Universidade Estadual de Campinas “Adão José Cardoso”, Campinas. Current as: ZUEC (fishes, herps). Also as: ZUEC-PIS (fishes), ZUEC-REP (reptiles). São Paulo. Brazil.
ZUFG: Coleção Zoológica da Universidade Federal de Goiás, Campus Samambaia, Goiânia. Current as: ZUFG (herps). Also as: UFG (herps). Goiás. Brazil.
ZUFMS: Coleção Zoológica da Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, Campo Grande. Current as: ZUFMS-PIS (fishes), ZUFMS-AMP (amphibians), ZUFMS-REP (reptiles). See also: CEUCH. Mato Grosso do Sul. Brazil.
ZUMT: The University Museum, University of Tokyo, Tokyo. Formerly: Tokyo Imperial University (TIU, 1897–1947); University Storage Center for Research Materials (FUMT, 1966–1997). Includes: specimens formerly in the Fisheries Bureau of the Imperial Department of Agriculture and Commerce and most fish types from University of Tokyo Ocean Research Institute (ORIT). Obsolete as: FUMT (Department of Fisheries), MUT, TIU, UMUTZ, ZIUT, ZMUT. Current as: UMUT (fossils), ZUMT (fishes, herps). Tokyo. Japan.
ZUTC: Zoological Museum, University of Tehran Collection, Tehran. Current as: ZUTC. Also as: TUZM. See also: IMNRF-UT (fishes). Tehran. Iran.
ZVC: Colección de Zoología Vertebrados de la Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de la República, Montevideo. Includes: amphibian collection from Diversidad de los Humedales del Este (DHE). Obsolete as: DZVU (Departamento Zoología Vertebrados), ZVCB, ZVCP, ZVCR. Current as: ZVC-P (fishes), ZVC-B (amphibians), ZVC-R (reptiles). Montevideo. Uruguay.

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