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FBIP: Temporal and spatial variation in macro-invertebrate diversity in Kruger national Park rivers

Latest version published by South African National Biodiversity Institute on Dec 28, 2018 South African National Biodiversity Institute

new detailed series of surveys of the freshwater macro-invertebrate fauna of selected rivers within the Kruger National Park is planned. We aim to compare results from these new surveys (species richness and distribution) with historical records, and look at what external factors are impacting the populations in sections of rivers where there is a notable reduction in diversity and water quality.

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Barber-James H (2018): FBIP: Temporal and spatial variation in macro-invertebrate diversity in Kruger national Park rivers. v1.0. South African National Biodiversity Institute. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=barber-james_am_2015_s_v2&v=1.0

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is South African National Biodiversity Institute. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: c13eb182-a0e0-4e54-985b-598de74dd949.  South African National Biodiversity Institute publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by South African Biodiversity Information Facility.

Keywords

Samplingevent; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Helen Barber-James
Head of Department, Department of Freshwater Invertebrates
Albany Museum Somerset Street 6139 Grahamstown Eastern Cape ZA +27466222312

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Helen Barber-James
Head of Department, Department of Freshwater Invertebrates
Albany Museum Somerset Street 6139 Grahamstown Eastern Cape ZA +27466222312

Who filled in the metadata:

Helen Barber-James
Head of Department, Department of Freshwater Invertebrates
Albany Museum Somerset Street 6139 Grahamstown Eastern Cape ZA +27466222312

Geographic Coverage

Limpopo, Mpumalanga

Bounding Coordinates South West [-25.522, 30.877], North East [-22.428, 31.999]

Taxonomic Coverage

Macro-invertebrate

Family  Aeshnidae,  Ampullaridae,  Ancylidae,  Arrenuridae,  Aspidytidae,  Assimineidae,  Athericidae,  Atyidae,  Baetidae,  Barbarochthonidae,  Belostomatidae,  Blephariceridae,  Caenidae,  Calamoceratidae,  Calopterygidae,  Carabidae,  Ceratopogonidae,  Chironomidae,  Chlorocyphidae,  Chlorolestidae,  Coenagrionidae,  Corbiculidae,  Corduliidae,  Corixidae,  Crambidae,  Culicidae,  Curculionidae,  Daphniidae,  Dipseudopsidae,  Dixidae,  Dolichopodidae,  Dryopidae,  Dytiscidae,  Ecnomidae,  Elmidae,  Empididae,  Entomobryidae,  Ephydridae,  Etheriidae,  Georissidae,  Gerridae,  Gobiidae,  Gomphidae,  Gyrinidae,  Hebridae,  Helodidae,  Heptageniidae,  Hydrachnellae,  Hydrachnidae,  Hydraenidae,  Hydridae,  Hydrochidae,  Hydrometridae,  Hydrophilidae,  Hydropsychidae,  Hydroptilidae,  Hydroscaphidae,  Lampyridae,  Lepidostomatidae,  Leptoceridae,  Leptophlebiidae,  Lestidae,  Libellulidae,  Limnichidae,  Lymnaeidae,  Machadorythidae,  Mesoveliidae,  Micronectidae,  Muscidae,  Naucoridae,  Nepidae,  Neritidae,  Noteridae,  Notonectidae,  Notonemouridae,  Oligoneuriidae,  Palaemonidae,  Perlidae,  Philopotamidae,  Physidae,  Planariidae,  Planorbidae,  Platycnemididae,  Pleidae,  Polycentropodidae,  Polymitarcyidae,  Potamonautidae,  Prosopistomatidae,  Protoneuridae,  Psephenidae,  Pseudagrionidae,  Psychodidae,  Ptilodactylidae,  Scirtidae,  Sericostomatidae,  Simuliidae,  Sisyridae,  Spercheidae,  Sphaeriidae,  Staphylinidae,  Stratiomyidae,  Synlestidae,  Synthemistidae,  Syrphidae,  Tabanidae,  Thiaridae,  Tipulidae,  Tricorythidae,  Unionidae,  Veliidae,  Volvocaceae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2015-09-01 / 2017-03-30

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=barber-james_am_2015_s_v2