Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - Scorp…

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Summary

Full Title

Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - Scorpiones Collection

Description

Scorpions have world wide geographical distribution, are more common in tropical and subtropical areas, not only occurring in Antarctica. Can occupy desert regions, tropical forests and all sorts of intermediate vegetation. Some species inhabit caves and few occur in the intertidal zone. Some species require very specific environmental conditions, and thus its distribution is limited to narrow areas. Are currently known about 1500 species in 165 genera (Lawrence, 2002). About 800 species are known in the Neotropics, these, approximately 100 occur in Brazil (Lawrence, 2002).

Purpose

Material with scientific and historical importance.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jun 23, 1905 - Oct 7, 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

Jan 21, 2015

Registration Date

Apr 16, 2014

Served by

Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi

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External Data

Metadata Documents

Geographic Coverage

Geographic coverage from Scorpiones 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 Scorpiones order with national coverage.

Sampling description

Taxonomic and Geospatial data about Scorpiones 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