University of Ghana - Ghana Herbarium…

Occurrence dataset published by Ghana Biodiversity Information Facility (GhaBIF)

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Summary

Full Title

University of Ghana - Ghana Herbarium, Insects collection

Description

The Ghana Herbarium of the University of Ghana insects dataset contains 8069 records documenting the collection of insect specimens and their biodiversity information. 6433 records deal with specimen found in Ghana. The collection also includes 76 paratype type specimens.

Purpose

Teaching and research support

Additional Information

The Ghana Herbarium is a centre of taxonomic research in Ghana and also provides services such as the identification and collection of plant materials for institutions and individuals. The herbarium's activities are guided by certain Ghanaian national strategies related to biodiversity management, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

Temporal coverages

Date range: Jan 1, 1908 - Jan 1, 1992

Language of Metadata

ENGLISH

Language of Data

ENGLISH

Administrative contact
Alex Asase
Node Manager GhaBIF
University of Ghana P.O. Box LG 55 Legon Ghana
Metadata author
Alex Asase
Node Manager GhaBIF
University of Ghana P.O. Box LG 55 Legon Ghana
Originator
Alex Asase
Node Manager GhaBIF
University of Ghana P.O. Box LG 55 Legon Ghana

doi:10.15468/nqfs1t

Published by

Ghana Biodiversity Information Facility (GhaBIF)

Publication Date

Jul 8, 2015

Registration Date

Aug 29, 2013

Hosted by

Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility (NLBIF)

Served by

NLBIF IPT

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Metadata Documents

4,296 Georeferenced data

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Description

Ghana and surrounding Western African territories

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Other Contacts

Publisher
Cees Hof
Node Manager
NLBIF P.O. Box 93102 NL-1090 BC Amsterdam Netherlands +31 20 5255496

Taxonomic Coverage

Methodology

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Sampling description

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Quality control

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Method Steps

  1. Coordinates are determined by the contents of the field locality by NLBIF.