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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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Hymenoptera; Iziko Museums of South Africa; entomology collection
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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]|
|Order||Hymenoptera (Bees, wasps and ants)|
|Start Date / End Date||1884-01-01 / 2015-01-01|
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:
- Capture of specimen records from labels for material in collection; Some specimens collected as part of systematic surveys.