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FBIP: Systematics of South African Hymenoptera

Latest version published by South African National Biodiversity Institute on Jul 27, 2017 South African National Biodiversity Institute

7042 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 Western and Northern Cape.

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Ranwashe F (2017): FBIP: Systematics of South African Hymenoptera. v1.3. South African National Biodiversity Institute. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=fbip_project1&v=1.3

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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: 71c89f07-0299-4d9d-9e80-3652cffdf308.  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

Hymenoptera; Iziko Museums of South Africa; entomology collection

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Fhatani Ranwashe
Data Information Scientist
South African National Biodiversity Institute Private Bag X7, Kirstenbosch 7735 Claremont Western Cape ZA 0217998738

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Simon van Noort
Curator
Iziko South African Museum Iziko South African Museum, PO Box 61 8000 Cape Town Western Cape ZA 0214813919

Who filled in the metadata:

Fhatani Ranwashe
Data Information Scientist
South African National Biodiversity Institute Private Bag X7, Kirstenbosch 7735 Claremont Western Cape ZA +27217998738

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Fhatani Ranwashe

Geographic Coverage

Various localities in South Africa, Botswana, Central African Republic, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, United Kingdom.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-34.457, -17.393], North East [3.034, 12.527]

Taxonomic Coverage

all Hymenoptera

Order  Hymenoptera (Bees, wasps and ants)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1884-01-01 / 2015-01-01

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.
Quality Control No. Requires georeferencing and verification. Large number of errors identified but not yet corrected.

Method step description:

  1. Capture of specimen records from labels for material in collection; Some specimens collected as part of systematic surveys.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 71c89f07-0299-4d9d-9e80-3652cffdf308
http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=fbip_project1