Biodiversity records from Ireland - g…

Occurrence dataset published by National Biodiversity Data Centre

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Summary

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Biodiversity records from Ireland - general

Description

The records in this dataset are general records of different taxonomic groups submitted to the National Biodiversity Data Centre. This provides a temporary facility to store and make available data submitted to the Centre, until such time as subsets of the data can be added to a recognised national database.

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1974 - Jan 1, 2014

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Administrative contact
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus Waterford County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240
Metadata author
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240
Originator
Dr. Liam Lysaght
Collated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre from different sources Beechfield House, Carriganore, WIT West Campus, Waterford + 353 51 306240

doi:10.15468/w8q1jm

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National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

May 11, 2015

Registration Date

Jul 4, 2011

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The island of Ireland

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Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: insect - hymenopteran, insect - true bug (Hemiptera), bony fish (Actinopterygii), insect - moth, jawless fish (Agnatha), lichen, spider (Araneae), insect - beetle (Coleoptera), insect - caddis fly (Trichopte, alga, millipede, flatworm (Turbellaria), cartilagenous fish (Chondricht, insect - true fly (Diptera), crustacean, insect - orthopteran, annelid, mollusc, insect - lacewing (Neuroptera), harvestman (Opiliones), insect - silverfish (Thysanura, insect - dragonfly (Odonata), centipede, moss, insect - earwig (Dermaptera), fungus, insect - bristletail (Archaeog.

Methodology

Quality control

The bulk of the records contained in this dataset are from either professional recorders or highly competent recorders working in a voluntary capacity. Not all of the data has been validated.

Method Steps

  1. Data collected by different survey methods, but principally by direct field observation.