Biodiversity

The Museum's biodiversity database holds over 1.7 Million species occurence records of animals, plants and fungi. Help improving the knowledge about the biodiversity in Luxembourg and become a naturalist.

Take part in our activities!

For experienced naturalists

Fire salamander - Salamandra salamandra - © Alexandra ArendtCornflower - Centaurea cyanus - © Charles ReckingerFoxglove - Digitalis purpurea - © John van BredaCowslip - Primula veris - © Charles ReckingerGreat Green Bush-Cricket - Tettigonia viridissima - © Jiri BohdalComma - Polygonia c-album - © C. Junck, F. SchoosBurgundy snail - Helix pomatia - © Svenja Christian
Butterflies in the collection

Collections

The Museum's collections comprise over 100,000 specimens of animals, plants, minerals and fossils.

You can browse our specimen collections on the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) data portal.

Our collections on GBIF

Activities

Help the Museum and the SICONA find 10 butterfly species in Luxembourg. Share your observations with us.

Action Butterfly

Biodiversity in Luxembourg

Search and display the species observations of Luxembourg on a map.

Biodiversity map portal
Get access to detailed data

Biodiversity Worldwide

GBIF logo The Museum participates as Luxembourg's national node in the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), an international open data infrastructure making biodiversity data provided by institutions from around the world accessible through a single portal.

Explore species occurrences worldwide on GBIF

DNA Barcode of life

The Museum's research center contributes to the international Barcode of Life project. The aim is to create an open database with DNA reference sequences for each species on Earth.

Browse the Barcode of life project.