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NMSA: Arthropod Collections (1900-2012)

Latest version published by South African National Biodiversity Institute on Nov 22, 2017 South African National Biodiversity Institute

The Arthropoda collection is an outstanding resource in terms of biodiversity conservation, biosystematics perspective, economic importance and medical and veterinary research.Approximately 35000 data records of individual specimens.

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 35,517 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.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 35,517 records in English (2 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (6 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Muller B (2016): NMSA: Arthropod Collections (1900-2012). v1.1. South African National Biodiversity Institute. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=nmsa&v=1.1

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

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: aa4916c3-3dc7-4c90-9f8e-b81d986df153.  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:

Burgert Muller
Curator
KwaZulu-Natal Museum Private Bag 9070 3200 Pietermaritzburg KwaZulu-Natal ZA +27 33 345 1404

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Burgert Muller
Curator
KwaZulu-Natal Museum Private Bag 9070 3200 Pietermaritzburg KwaZulu-Natal ZA +27 33 345 1404

Who filled in the metadata:

Fhatani Ranwashe
Data Technician
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

Global distributions

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

Arthropods

Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Diptera,  Lepidoptera,  Mecoptera

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1900-01-01 / 2012-01-01

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers aa4916c3-3dc7-4c90-9f8e-b81d986df153
http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=nmsa