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Occurrence data of dragonflies in Kenya

Latest version published by National Museums of Kenya on Apr 5, 2019 National Museums of Kenya

We present occurrence data of dragonflies specimens at the natural history collection of the National museums of Kenya. This comprises of both historical and current data. The taxonomic information is up-to-date as the entire collection was checked by an expert of the African species prior to digitization.

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 6,024 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 6,024 records in English (147 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (10 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (8 KB)

Versions

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

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Njoroge L, Achieng J, Anale J, Kamau P, Nyambati H, Wangui E (2019): Occurrence data of dragonflies in Kenya. v1.1. National Museums of Kenya. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.museums.or.ke/ipt/resource?r=dragon&v=1.1

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: b35a84e1-9584-4240-8186-c2461c4b6a06.  National Museums of Kenya publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Kenya.

Keywords

Occurrence; Dragonflies; Insects; Conservation; National Museums of Kenya; Invertebrate Zoology; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Laban Njoroge
Research Scientist
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi
http://www.museums.or.ke
Josiah Achieng
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke
Jairus Anale
Desk Clerk
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke
Peter Kamau
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke
Hesborn Nyambati
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi
http://www.museums.or.ke
Esther Wangui
Research Scientis
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

Who filled in the metadata:

Laban Njoroge
Research Scientist
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi 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

The General Spatial area of odonata is Africa

Bounding Coordinates South West [-37.719, -17.578], North East [37.16, 53.438]

Taxonomic Coverage

All species are from the order odonata at the natural history collections of the National Museums of Kenya.

Order  Odonata (Dragonflies)

Project Data

This is the complete occurrence data of historical records of dragonflies and damselflies at the natural history collections of the National Museums of Kenya. It includes both pinned and envelop-stored specimens.

Title African Insect Atlas: Unleashing the potential of insects in conservation and sustainability research in Africa.
Identifier BID-AF2015-0134-REG
Funding GBIF
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 format

The personnel involved in the project:

Content Provider
Jairus Anale

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers b35a84e1-9584-4240-8186-c2461c4b6a06
http://ipt.museums.or.ke/ipt/resource?r=dragon