Ireland's BioBlitz 2011

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Ireland's BioBlitz 2011


Records of all species recorded during Ireland's BioBlitz 2011

Additional Information

For additional information on Ireland's BioBlitz see the BioBlitz website

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 2011 - Jan 1, 2011

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


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National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Jul 5, 2013

Registration Date

Mar 20, 2012

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Five site participated in 2011: Ballycroy National Park, Co. Mayo; Dromore Nature Reserve, Co. Clare; Killarney National Park, Co. Kerry; Raven/Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Co. Wexford, and Liffey Valley… more


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Taxonomic Coverage

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


Quality control

The data quality is good as almost all data was either collected or checked by recognised experts.

Method Steps

  1. Principally field observations of species encountered.