Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - Opili…

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Summary

Full Title

Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - Opiliones Collection

Description

Are harmless arachnids cryptic and nocturnal habits of most species. Usually live under logs, stones, leaves and litter, buried or in bromeliads on leaves and stems or roots of living plants, and may also inhabit caves. Are highly diverse and abundant in tropical regions of the world, with 6,476 species (Kury, 2011). Are very sensitive animals that have a high degree of endemism and limited dispersal ability, thus being a group with high potential for extinction. The Neotropics has the largest percentage of the world's wealth of harvestmen (57%) of which 41% are in Brazil (938 species).

Purpose

Material with scientific and historical importance.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jun 28, 1905 - Jul 9, 2009

Language of Data

 

Administrative contact
Alexandre Bonaldo
Curator
Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi Av. Perimetral, 1901 - Terra Firme 66077-830 Belém Pará Brazil
Metadata author
Alexandre Bonaldo
Curator
Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi Av. Perimetral, 1901 - Terra Firme 66077-830 Belém Pará Brazil
Originator
Alexandre Bonaldo
Curator
Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi Av. Perimetral, 1901 - Terra Firme 66077-830 Belém Pará Brazil

Published by

Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi

Publication Date

Apr 16, 2014

Registration Date

Apr 16, 2014

Served by

Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi

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External Data

Metadata Documents

Geographic Coverage

Geographic coverage from Opiliones collection.

Project

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Associated parties

Administrative contact
Alexandre Bonaldo
Curator
Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi Av. Perimetral, 1901 - Terra Firme 66077-830 Belém Pará Brazil

Methodology

Study extent

Collection of Opiliones order with national coverage.

Sampling description

Taxonomic and Geospatial data about Opiliones collection.

Method Steps

  1. Specimens obtained from licensed collections, exchange, gift, legacy or purchase. The specimens are stored in the collection through a preservation type and its data are stored on the Specify (system for managing biodiversity data).

Specimen Preservation method

Alcohol