Butterflies of Ireland

Occurrence dataset published by National Biodiversity Data Centre

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Full Title

Butterflies of Ireland


Irish butterflies.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1982 - Jan 1, 2014

Language of Data


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
Dr. Liam Lysaght
National Biodiversity Data Centre National Biodiversity Data Centre 051 306240

Published by

National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Oct 3, 2014

Registration Date

Mar 20, 2012

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Alternative Identifiers

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Metadata Documents

Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: insect - butterfly.

30,550 Georeferenced data

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The island of Ireland


What does this map show?

Geographic Coverage

The island of Ireland


Quality control

All data validated by Dr Tomas Murray or Dr Liam Lysaght

Method Steps

  1. Data are casual records sent in by the public to the National Biodiversity Data Centre.