UCT: Southern African Butterfly Cons…

Occurrence dataset published by South African National Biodiversity Institute

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Full Title

UCT: Southern African Butterfly Conservation Assessment (1815-2009)

Description

Specimen records from butterfly collections held at various museums (Transvaal, Iziko South Africa, Durban Natural Science, Natal, Albany, East London and National Museums) in South Africa.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Nov 28, 1815 - Apr 16, 2009

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Originator
Silvia Mecenero
Project coordinator
UCT Animal Demography Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Cape Town 7701 Cape Town Western Cape South Africa (021) 650 3426
Metadata author
Fhatani Ranwashe
Data Technician
SANBI Private Bag X7, Kirstenbosch 7735 Claremont Western Cape South Africa 021 799 8738
Administrative contact
Silvia Mecenero
Project coordinator
UCT Animal Demography Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Cape Town 7701 Cape Town Western Cape South Africa (021) 650 3426

doi:10.15468/klprd8

Published by

South African National Biodiversity Institute

Publication Date

Nov 30, 2015

Registration Date

Oct 1, 2010

Served by

South African National Biodiversity Institute - IPT

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Description

The entire area of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland.

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Taxonomic Coverage

Butterflies (Lepidoptera), five familes: Papilionidae, Lycaenidae, Nymphalidae, Hesperiidae, Pieridae

CLASS
Insecta
ORDER
Lepidoptera (Butterflies)
FAMILY
Papilionidae, Lycaenidae, Nymphalidae, Hesperiidae, Pieridae