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UCT: Southern African Butterfly Conservation Assessment (1815-2009)

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

Specimen records from butterfly collections held at various museums (Transvaal, Iziko South Africa, Durban Natural Science, Natal, Albany, East London and National Museums) in South Africa.

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 86,659 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:

Mecenero S (2015): UCT: Southern African Butterfly Conservation Assessment (1815-2009). v1.2. South African National Biodiversity Institute. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=uct_butterfly_conservation_assessment&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: 590471f8-1497-4158-ab7f-b9294b656cda.  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; Papilionidae; Lycaenidae; Nymphalidae; Hesperiidae; Pieridae; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Silvia Mecenero
Project coordinator
UCT Animal Demography Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Cape Town 7701 Cape Town Western Cape ZA (021) 650 3426
http://sabca.adu.org.za

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Silvia Mecenero
Project coordinator
UCT Animal Demography Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Cape Town 7701 Cape Town Western Cape ZA (021) 650 3426
http://sabca.adu.org.za

Who filled in the metadata:

Fhatani Ranwashe
Data Technician
SANBI Private Bag X7, Kirstenbosch 7735 Claremont Western Cape ZA 021 799 8738
http://www.sanbi.org/

Geographic Coverage

The entire area of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-36.2, 13.55], North East [-20.77, 35.31]

Taxonomic Coverage

Butterflies (Lepidoptera), five familes: Papilionidae, Lycaenidae, Nymphalidae, Hesperiidae, Pieridae

Class  Insecta
Order  Lepidoptera (Butterflies)
Family  Papilionidae,  Lycaenidae,  Nymphalidae,  Hesperiidae,  Pieridae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1815-11-28 / 2009-04-16

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 590471f8-1497-4158-ab7f-b9294b656cda
http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=uct_butterfly_conservation_assessment