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Occurrence data of caddisflies in Kenya available at the National Museums of Kenya, Natural History Collections, Invertebrates Zoology Section

Latest version published by National Museums of Kenya on Jul 12, 2019 National Museums of Kenya

Occurrence data of caddisflies specimens at the natural history collection of the National Museums of Kenya comprising of historical data.The taxonomic information may not be up-to-date as the collection was not checked by an expert prior to digitization and publishing

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 300 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

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Data as a DwC-A file download 300 records in English (10 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
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Metadata as an RTF file download in English (8 KB)

Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Njoroge L, Mwangi E W, Achieng J (2019): Occurrence data of caddisflies in Kenya available at the National Museums of Kenya, Natural History Collections, Invertebrates Zoology Section. v1.2. National Museums of Kenya. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.museums.or.ke/ipt/resource?r=caddisflies&v=1.2

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: 95634901-8e40-4fb1-8af8-02eb0aa9b127.  National Museums of Kenya publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Kenya.

Keywords

Occurrence; Trichoptera; Caddisflies; Insects; Macro invertebrates; Conservation; specimen Digitization; National museums of Kenya; Invertebrate Zoology; Natural History Collection; Specimen; Trichoptera; Caddisflies; Insects;

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
Josiah Achieng
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

Specimens are from the natural history collection of the National Museums of Kenya collected from all over the African continent

Bounding Coordinates South West [-35.174, -17.578], North East [35.747, 51.68]

Taxonomic Coverage

The specimens are from the natural history collection of the National Museums of Kenya collected from all over the African continent

Order  Trichoptera (caddisflies)

Project Data

Occurrence data of caddisflies specimens at the natural history collection of the National Museums of Kenya compriseing of historical records. The taxonomic information may not be up-to-date as the collection was not checked by an expert prior to digitization and publishing

Title African Insect Atlas: Unleashing the potential of insects in conservation and sustainability research in Africa
Identifier BID-AF2015-0134-REG
Funding GBIF-BID
Study Area Description The specimens are from the natural history collection of the National Museums of Kenya collected from all over the African continent
Design Description Specimen label data was collected into excel spread sheets following the GBIF standards

The personnel involved in the project:

Point Of Contact
Laban Njoroge
User
Josiah Achieng

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers http://ipt.museums.or.ke/ipt/resource?r=caddisflies