Sociedade Galega de Historia Natural (SGHN)

Data publisher. More info at: http://www.sghn.org

Data publisher information

Full title

Sociedade Galega de Historia Natural (SGHN)

Description

The Sociedade Galega de Historia Natural (SGHN) is a non profit institution founded in 1973 with three targets to work: investigation, divulgation and enviromental protection. Investigation SGHN introduced the first atlas of vertebrates of Galicia in 1995, continued with the first review of Herpetology, published in 2011. In 2015 published the first atlas of insects on the Lucanidae (Coleoptera) and Carabini and Cychrini subfamilies (Carabidae, Coleoptera). Currently it carries several lines of research on Papilionioidea (Lepidoptera), Odonata, vegetables invasive alien species, Ziphiidae (Cetacea), etc. Divulgation Apart from the publication of various atlas, SGHN also publishes the informative magazine "Paspallás", born in 1982 and the research journal "Braña" which began its journey in 1977. Other lines of divulgation, apart from various activities in the museum, are the itinerant exhibitions about various environmental issues, conferences and astronomical workshops. Museum SGHN manages the “Museo de Historia Natural” in the town of Ferrol (A Coruña) focused on the natural history of Galicia and helds an important collection of marine vertebrates and especially preserves several holotypes and paratypes of recently described beaked whales.

Point of contact
Xose Lois Rey Muñiz
+34-881 931 315
Administrative contact
Xose Lois Rey Muñiz
+34-881 931 315
Technical contact
Xose Lois Rey Muñiz
+34-881 931 315

Address

Sociedade Galega de Historia Natural (SGHN) Sociedade Galega de Historia Natural (SGHN) Avda. de Vilagarcía, 2; entreandar C E-15706 Santiago de Compostela Coruña Spain

Website

http://www.sghn.org

Endorsed by

GBIF Spain

Georeferenced data

About

The map shows georeferenced data for all datasets published. 80% of all data is georeferenced.

Published datasets

  • SGHN - Biota Galicia Occurrence dataset. Updated Sep 13, 2016. 4,959 records (3,138 georeferenced)