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FBIP: PRUANT and AFRC data mobilisation dataset 2018

Latest version published by South African National Biodiversity Institute on Jun 28, 2019 South African National Biodiversity Institute

Records added to the PRUAT and AFRC ant collection database during the FBIP-funded project entitled "Digitisation of ant collections" carried out as a collabrative project between Mark Robertson (University of Pretoria) and Peter Hawkes (AfriBugs)

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Robertson M, Hawkes P (2019): FBIP: PRUANT and AFRC data mobilisation dataset 2018. v1.0. South African National Biodiversity Institute. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=pruant&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: eecf6418-a9a4-48cb-b1a7-a59dcdb09a9d.  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

Ant; Formicidae; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Mark Robertson
Professor
University of Pretoria Private bag X20, Hatfield 0002 Pretoria Gauteng ZA 0124204396
Peter Hawkes
Director
AfriBugs CC 341 27th Avenue, Villieria 186 Pretoria Gauteng ZA 012 333 5748
http://www.afribugs.com

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Mark Robertson
Professor
University of Pretoria Private bag X20, Hatfield 0002 Pretoria Gauteng ZA 0124204396
Peter Hawkes
Director
AfriBugs CC 341 27th Avenue, Villieria 186 Pretoria Gauteng ZA 012 333 5748
http://www.afribugs.com

Who filled in the metadata:

Mark Robertson
Professor
University of Pretoria Private bag X20, Hatfield 0002 Pretoria Gauteng ZA 012 333 5748
Peter Hawkes
Director
AfriBugs CC 341 27th Avenue, Villieria 186 Pretoria Gauteng ZA 0124204396
http://www.afribugs.com

Who else was associated with the resource:

Content Provider
Mahlatse Kgatla
FBIP Data Specialist
SANBI 2 Cussonia Avenue, Brummeria 0184 Pretoria Gauteng ZA 0128435196
http://fbip.co.za/contact/

Geographic Coverage

Southern Africa

Bounding Coordinates South West [-34.715, 17.587], North East [-12.419, 47.525]

Taxonomic Coverage

Some specimen identified to species level

Family  Formicidae (Ants)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2003-01-01 / 2017-05-25

Project Data

Records added to the PRUAT and AFRC ant collection database during the FBIP-funded project entitled "Digitisation of ant collections" carried out as a collabrative project between Mark Robertson (University of Pretoria) and Peter Hawkes (AfriBugs)

Title PRUANT and AFRC data mobilisation dataset 2018
Funding Funding from Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme (FBIP)
Study Area Description Southern Africa

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Mark Robertson

Sampling Methods

Samples were obtained mainly during research projects by postgraduate students, long-term Sani Pass project, environmental impact assessment, biodiversity surveys carried out during the course of contractual work by AfriBugs and ad hoc collections by various persons in their individual capacity.

Study Extent Southern Africa

Method step description:

  1. Data was obtained mainly from project-specific sample processing datasheets and specimen labels from material in the PRUANT nad AFRC ant collection, housed in the Department of Zoology and Entomolgy at University of Pretoria and AfriBug

Additional Metadata

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