Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - Acari…

Occurrence dataset published by Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi

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Summary

Full Title

Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - Acari Collection

Description

Acari is the most diverse order of arachnids, with over 45,000 described species. They are among the smallest arachnids, where the majority of adults ranges from 0.25 to 0.75 mm long and can be even smaller. Numerous species of mites are medically important because they cause diseases in humans, and parasitarem domestic animals and crops. They can also be found in aquatic environments, freshwater and waterfront.

Purpose

Material with scientific and historical importance.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Mar 9, 1965 - Nov 5, 2012

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

Nov 4, 2014

Registration Date

Apr 17, 2014

Served by

Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi

Links

External Data

Metadata Documents

Geographic Coverage

Geographic coverage from Acari collection.

Project

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Associated parties

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

Methodology

Study extent

Collection of Acari order with national coverage.

Sampling description

Taxonomic and Geospatial data about Acari 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