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Occurrence dataset published by Naturalis Biodiversity Center

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Summary

Full Title

Naturalis Biodiversity Center (NL) - Lepidoptera

Description

Database contains specimen records from the Lepidoptera collection of the Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Leiden, Netherlands). The zoological specimens come from the National Museum of Natural History (RMNH; Rijksmuseum voor Natuurlijke Historie), later National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis in Leiden and the Zoological Museum Amsterdam (ZMA) and new acquisitions. This dataset is an abstract of the Naturalis production database (BRD) of 2012-12-12, with an update of 26 March 2014. The datasets "Zoological Museum Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam (NL) - Lepidoptera_Nymphalidae_Palearctic" and "Naturalis National Natural History Museum (NL) – Insecta_Lepidoptera_SE Asia and other regions" are still separately hosted at GBIF, and not included in this dataset.The old registration numbers of the former institutions (RMNH, ZMA) are also mentioned in the dataset.

Administrative contact
Luc Willemse
Head Entomological collections
Naturalis Biodiversity Center PO Box 9517 NL-2300 RA Leiden Zuid Holland Netherlands +31.71.5687600
Metadata author
Jeroen Creuwels
IPT Administrator
Naturalis Biodiversity Center PO Box 9517 NL-2300 RA Leiden Zuid Holland Netherlands +31.71.5687600
Originator
Jeroen Creuwels
IPT Administrator
Naturalis Biodiversity Center PO Box 9517 NL-2300 RA Leiden Zuid Holland Netherlands +31.71.5687600

Published by

Naturalis Biodiversity Center

Publication Date

Mar 26, 2014

Registration Date

Jan 9, 2013

Served by

Naturalis Biodiversity Center IPT

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Taxonomic Coverage

Geographic Coverage

Global coverage

Methodology

Study extent

n/a

Sampling description

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Method Steps

  1. The original temporal information of the records includes both single dates and time intervals (e.g. 17 June 1980 or June 1980, which could be any date between 1980-06-01 and 1980-06-30). Since GBIF cannot handle time intervals, only the first day of a period is recorded in the eventDate term. The original date is stored in the verbatimEventDate term.