Ireland's BioBlitz 2012

Occurrence dataset published by National Biodiversity Data Centre

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Ireland's BioBlitz 2012


Records of all species recorded during Ireland's BioBlitz 2012

Additional Information

For additional information on Ireland's BioBlitz 2012 see

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 2012 - Jan 1, 2012

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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
Liam Lysaght
Collated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre from different sources National Biodiversity Data Centre, WIT West Campus, Carriganore, Waterford + 353 51 306240


Published by

National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Oct 29, 2013

Registration Date

Sep 19, 2012

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External Data

Metadata Documents

8,291 Georeferenced data

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Four sites participated in 2012: Glengarriff Nature Reserve, Co. Cork, Lough Boora, Co. Offaly, Phoenix Park, Dublin and Crawfordsburn Country Park, Co. Down


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Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: acarine (Acari), alga, amphibian, annelid, bird, bony fish (Actinopterygii), bryozoan, centipede, clubmoss, coelenterate (=cnidarian), conifer, crustacean, diatom, fern, flatworm (Turbellaria), flowering plant, fungus, harvestman (Opiliones), hornwort, horsetail, insect - alderfly (Megaloptera, insect - beetle (Coleoptera), insect - butterfly, insect - caddis fly (Trichopte, insect - dragonfly (Odonata), insect - earwig (Dermaptera), insect - hymenopteran, insect - mayfly (Ephemeroptera, insect - moth, insect - orthopteran, insect - scorpion fly (Mecopte, insect - stonefly (Plecoptera), insect - thrips (Thysanoptera), insect - true bug (Hemiptera), insect - true fly (Diptera), jawless fish (Agnatha), lichen, liverwort, millipede, mollusc, moss, ribbon worm (Nemertinea), slime mould, spider (Araneae), sponge (Porifera), springtail (Collembola), stonewort, tapeworm (Cestoda), terrestrial mammal.


Quality control

The quality is high. Data were most collected by recognised experts and all records have been validated.

Method Steps

  1. Principally field observations of species encountered