Dragonfly Ireland

Metadata-only dataset published by National Biodiversity Data Centre


Full Title

Dragonfly Ireland


Complete dataset for Irish dragonflies and damselflies (Odonata)

Additional Information

http://www.habitas.org.uk/dragonflyireland/ and see Nelson, B. & Thompson, R. 2004 The Natural History of Ireland’s Dragonflies. MAGNI Publication No 013. NMGNI, Belfast.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1834 - Jan 1, 2012

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Administrative contact
Barry O'Neill
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland National Biodiversity Data Centre, Beechfield House, Carriganore WIT West Campus, Waterford, Ireland Waterford County Waterford Ireland 00 353 51 306240
Metadata author
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240
Eugenie Regan
Centre for Data and Environmental Recording (CEDaR)


Published by

National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Dec 4, 2013

Registration Date

Dec 4, 2013

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External Data

Metadata Documents

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Comprehensive dataset for dragonflies for the island of Ireland.


What does this map show?

Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: insect - dragonfly (Odonata).


Quality control

All records validated by the Irish dragonfly recorder - currently Dr. Eugenie Regan

Method Steps

  1. Direct observation/field records supported by specimens in some cases and literature records.