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Occurrence data of mayflies available at the National Museums of Kenya's Natural History Collections, Invertebrates Zoology Section.

Latest version published by National Museums of Kenya on Jul 13, 2019 National Museums of Kenya

Occurrence data of mayflies specimens at the natural history collection of the National Museums of Kenya comprising of historical records.

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 134 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 134 records in English (7 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (9 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 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: 8ae3f85f-7997-4a3e-8867-98b37af4d034.  National Museums of Kenya publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Kenya.

Keywords

Occurrence; Ephemeroptera; Mayflies; Macro invertebrates; Conservation; Specimen Digitization; National Museums of Kenya; Invertebrate Zoology; Natural history COllections; Specimen; Ephemeroptera; Mayflies; Macro invertebrates

Contacts

Who created the resource:

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

The spatial coverage of the Specimens is from different parts of Africa

Bounding Coordinates South West [-34.886, -16.875], North East [37.44, 51.328]

Taxonomic Coverage

All species are from the order Ephemeroptera

Order  Ephemeroptera (Mayflies)

Project Data

This is the complete occurrence data of historical records of mayflies at the natural history collections of the National Museums of Kenya. It includes dried and pinned specimens only.

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 different regions in Africa.
Design Description Specimen label data was collected into excel spread sheets following the GBIF Standards

The personnel involved in the project:

User
Josiah Achieng

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 8ae3f85f-7997-4a3e-8867-98b37af4d034
http://ipt.museums.or.ke/ipt/resource?r=mayflies