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FBIP: IZIKO Hymenoptera collection

Latest version published by South African National Biodiversity Institute on Sep 30, 2019 South African National Biodiversity Institute

13956 new catalogue records of Hymenoptera were digitised onto the Iziko Specify6 database during 2015. These specimens collected from a number of countries, mostly in Africa, and Mauritius, Madagascar and the United Kingdom. Represent pinned specimens and specimens in ethanol. Some samples from systematic surveys in Wester and Northern Cape.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 13,477 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Van Noort S (2019): FBIP: IZIKO Hymenoptera collection. v1.1. South African National Biodiversity Institute. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=digitisation&v=1.1

Rights

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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 Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 2c7c7c32-fbe8-495f-8243-544178d7466b.  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

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Simon Van Noort
Curator
Iziko Museum 25 Queen Victoria Street 8000 Cape Town Western Cape ZA 0214813800

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Simon Van Noort
Curator
Iziko Museum 25 Queen Victoria Street 8000 Cape Town Western Cape ZA 0214813800

Who filled in the metadata:

Simon Van Noort
Curator
Iziko Museum 25 Queen Victoria Street 8000 Cape Town Western Cape ZA 0214813800

Who else was associated with the resource:

Content Provider
Mahlatse Kgatla
FBIP Data Specialist
SANBI 2 Cussonia Avenue, Brummeria 0184 Pretoria Gauteng ZA 0128435196

Geographic Coverage

Various localities in South Africa, Botswana, Central African Republic, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, United Kingdom, Uganda, Spain, Italy, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Tanzania, Brazil, Costa Rica, Columbia, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia

Bounding Coordinates South West [-34.533, -74.072], North East [30.034, 38.733]

Taxonomic Coverage

all Hymenoptera in Iziko Museum

Order  Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps and Ants)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1940-01-24 / 2016-09-29

Project Data

13956 new catalogue records of Hymenoptera were digitised onto the Iziko Specify6 database during 2015. These specimens collected from a number of countries, mostly in Africa, and Mauritius, Madagascar and the United Kingdom. Represent pinned specimens and specimens in ethanol. Some samples from systematic surveys in Wester and Northern Cape.

Title Digitisation of 13956 new catalogue records of Hymenoptera
Identifier FBIS150525118315
Funding Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme
Study Area Description Various localities in South Africa, Botswana, Central African Republic, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, United Kingdom, Uganda, Spain, Italy, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Tanzania, Brazil, Costa Rica, Columbia, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Simon Van Noort

Sampling Methods

Various. More recent samples collected using Malaise traps, colour pan traps, sweep netting or by hand.

Study Extent Various localities in South Africa, Botswana, Central African Republic, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, United Kingdom, Uganda, Spain, Italy, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Tanzania, Brazil, Costa Rica, Columbia, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia
Quality Control None. Requires georeferencing and verification. Large number of errors identified but not yet corrected. Gaps in data require addressing. Some fields added and populated by M. Hamer (Institution, Institution record, Basis of record), and fields added that still need to be populated - Species name author, Subspecies name authorship) still to be populated.

Method step description:

  1. Various. More recent samples collected using Malaise traps, colour pan traps, sweep netting or by hand.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=digitisation