Ireland's BioBlitz

Occurrence dataset published by National Biodiversity Data Centre

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Ireland's BioBlitz


Records of all species recorded during Ireland's BioBlitz

Additional Information

For additional information on Ireland's BioBlitz see

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 2011 - Jan 1, 2014

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


Published by

National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Mar 5, 2015

Registration Date

Feb 28, 2014

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Metadata Documents

31,719 Georeferenced data

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The island of Ireland


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Taxonomic Coverage

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


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