Bryophytes of Ireland

Occurrence dataset published by National Biodiversity Data Centre

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Full Title

Bryophytes of Ireland


Bryophytes of Ireland provided by the Biological Records Centre, UK. The dataset comprises the data that is published in the forthcoming Atlas of British

Additional Information

The data for Britain, Isle of Man and Channel Islands is available through the UK's National Biodiversity Network Gateway

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1663 - Jan 1, 2013

Language of Data


Administrative contact
Barry O'Neill
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland National Biodiversity Data Centre, Beechfield House, Carriganore WIT West Campus, Waterford, Ireland Waterford County Waterford Ireland 00 353 51 306240
Metadata author
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland Beechfield house, Carriganore WIT West Campus County Waterford Ireland +353 (0)51 306 240
Dr. Oliver L. Pescott & Dr. C.D. Preston
British Bryological Society Biological Records Centre, CEH Maclean Building, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BB, United Kingdom

Published by

National Biodiversity Data Centre

Publication Date

Oct 13, 2014

Registration Date

May 4, 2010

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Metadata Documents

Taxonomic Coverage

Species Groups recorded: liverwort, crustacean, hornwort, moss.

308,592 Georeferenced data

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Island of Ireland


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Geographic Coverage

Island of Ireland


Quality control

The data were validated against known vice-county distributions of the species, and (for critical species) by expert examination of specimens.

Method Steps

  1. Through a variety of sources, but mostly electronic submission. Older records were generated from hard copy record cards.