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Nymphalidae butterflies Occurrence data

Latest version published by National Museums of Kenya on Jan 29, 2019 National Museums of Kenya

Occurrence data of historical records of butterflies in the family Nymphalidae at the natural history collections of the National Museums of Kenya.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 4,664 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 4,664 records in English (98 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (8 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is National Museums of Kenya. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 7f66928f-2995-44d1-9a13-5cd263d5708c.  National Museums of Kenya publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Kenya.

Keywords

Occurrence; Butterflies; Insects; Conservation; Arabuko Sokoke; forest; National Museums of Kenya; Invertebrate Zoology; Lepidoptera; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Laban Njoroge
Research Scientist
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke
Esther Wangui Mwangi
Research Scientist
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke
Jairus Anale
Data Entry Clerk
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Laban Njoroge
Research Scientist
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke

Who filled in the metadata:

Laban Njoroge
Research Scientist
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke

Who else was associated with the resource:

Publisher
Lawrence Monda
ICT Manager
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke

Geographic Coverage

Spatial coverage is Africa

Bounding Coordinates South West [-35.174, -16.875], North East [36.598, 60.117]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Order  Lepidoptera (Butterflies)

Project Data

Digitization of historical records of butterfly specimens belonging to the family Nymphalidae at the National Museums of Kenya's natural history collection.

Title Prioritizing conservation management in an East African forest landscape
Identifier BID-AF2017-0274-NAC
Funding GBIF

The personnel involved in the project:

Content Provider
Jairus Anale