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Occurrence data of Rhiniid flies at the Natural History collection of the National Museums of Kenya

Latest version published by National Museums of Kenya on Jan 20, 2020 National Museums of Kenya

Occurrence data of Rhiniid flies specimens at the natural history collection of the National museums of Kenya is presented. It comprises of both historical and current data. The taxonomic information is up-to-date as the collection was checked by an expert of the African species prior to publishing. Data was mined from the specimen labels into excel spreadsheets.

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 102 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.

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Njoroge L, Achieng J, Wangui Mwangi E (2020): Occurrence data of Rhiniid flies at the Natural History collection of the National Museums of Kenya. v1.1. National Museums of Kenya. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.museums.or.ke/ipt/resource?r=rhi&v=1.1

Rights

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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: 9d4b213a-4946-46ed-801b-d9f9647a20e8.  National Museums of Kenya publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Kenya.

Keywords

Occurrence Diptera; Rhiniidae; Rhiinid flies; Pollinators; Conservation; Digitization; 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 KE
http://www.museums.or.ke
Josiah Achieng
Ressearch
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke
Esther Wangui Mwangi
Biodiversity Informatics
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

The specimens are from the natural history collection of the National Museums of Kenya that were collected from different regions in the African continent

Bounding Coordinates South West [-34.307, -17.227], North East [36.88, 58.711]

Project Data

Occurrence data of Rhiniid flies specimens at the natural history collection of the National museums of Kenya is presented. It comprises of both historical and current data. The taxonomic information is up-to-date as the collection was checked by an expert of the African species prior to publishing. Data was mined from the specimen labels into excel spreadsheets

Title The Pollinator Information Network for Sub-Saharan Two-Winged Insects (PIN-DIP)
Identifier PIN-DIP
Funding JRS Biodiversity Foundation - (PIN-DIP)
Study Area Description The specimens are from the natural history collection of the National Museums of Kenya collected from different regions in the African continent
Design Description Specimen label data was collected into excel spread sheets following the gbif format

The personnel involved in the project:

Curator
Josiah Achieng

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 9d4b213a-4946-46ed-801b-d9f9647a20e8
http://ipt.museums.or.ke/ipt/resource?r=rhi