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University of Pretoria: South African Ticks(Acari: Ixodidae)

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

ca. 35000 individual collection records for African ticks (Acari: Ixodidae)

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 55,022 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 55,022 records in English (504 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (7 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:

Horak P I (2016): University of Pretoria: South African Ticks(Acari: Ixodidae). v1.2. South African National Biodiversity Institute. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=ticks&v=1.2

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: 1bafdb9c-5a60-40d5-87c3-49dfd9029f3e.  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:

Prof. Ivan Horak
Project leader
University of Pretoria Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, University of Pretoria 0110 Onderstepoort Gauteng ZA +27 12 529 8371

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Prof. Ivan Horak
Project leader
University of Pretoria Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, University of Pretoria 0110 Onderstepoort Gauteng ZA +27 12 529 8371

Who filled in the metadata:

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

Who else was associated with the resource:

Content Provider
prof. Graeme Cumming
Researcher
University of Cape Town Percy FitzPatrick Institute, University of Cape Town 7701 Rondebosch Western Cape ZA 0216503439

Geographic Coverage

Africa

Bounding Coordinates South West [-37.05, -20.2], North East [37.6, 52.89]

Taxonomic Coverage

Ticks

Class  Arachnida
Subclass  Acari
Order  Ixodida
Family  Ixodidae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1920-01-01 / 2012-01-01

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 1bafdb9c-5a60-40d5-87c3-49dfd9029f3e
http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=ticks