GloBIS (GART): Global Butterfly Information System in the Catalogue of Life
CitationThe Catalogue of Life Partnership (2017). GloBIS (GART): Global Butterfly Information System in the Catalogue of Life. Checklist Dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/xf5v7b accessed via GBIF.org on 2018-01-18.
DescriptionThe GloBIS/GART database provides the taxonomic backbone for a global information system on butterflies. In addition to the data presented in the Catalogue of Life, the original GloBIS/GART database provides information about the type material such as type locality, status and current location of the type specimens and images, as well as the original and current taxonomic placement. Currently data for the families Papilionidae or “Swallowtails” (553 recognized species, more than 2,100 subordinate taxa), Pieridae or “Whites” (1,108 recognized species, more than 700 subordinate taxa), and Lycaenidae or “Hairstreaks, Blues, and Coppers” (10,879 entered species names, more than 2,000 subordinate taxa) are available, and other butterfly groups to follow.
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