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Occurrence data of Swallowtail butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) in the Zoology Museum of Makerere University

Latest version published by Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences on Sep 6, 2018 Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences

The data presented here is a portion of the Lepidoptera collection housed in the Zoology Museum of Makerere University. It presents the species of Papilionidae (swallowtail butterflies) that occur in selected forest reserves, including three national parks, of Uganda

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 582 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 582 records in English (13 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (11 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:

Akol AM, Toloa E, Mugabe M, Omolo J, Tushabe H (2018) Occurrence data of Swallowtail butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) in the Zoology Museum of Makerere University. v1.2. Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.museums.or.ke/ipt/resource?r=swallowtail&v=1.2

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences. 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: dc250489-881a-49b4-9d58-89521b25ed2e.  Department of Zoology, Entomology and Fisheries Sciences publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Uganda.

Keywords

Occurrence; butterflies; Papilio; Graphium; swallowtails; Uganda forest reserves; Zoology department; Makerere University; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Anne Akol
Associate Professor
Makerere University, Department of Zoology, Entomology & Fisheries Sciences P.O. Box 7062 Kampala UG
http://zoology.mak.ac.ug

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Anne Akol
Associate Professor
Makerere University, Department of Zoology, Entomology & Fisheries Sciences P.O. Box 7062 Kampala UG
http://zoology.mak.ac.ug
Herbert Tushabe
Data Bank Manager
Makerere University, National Biodiversity Data Bank, Department of Environmental Management P. O. Box 7298 Kampala UG
http://www.caes.mak.ac.ug
Esther Toloa
Graduate Assistant
Makerere University, Department of Zoology, Entomology & Fisheries Sciences P.O. Box 7062 Kampala UG
http://zoology.mak.ac.ug
Michael Mugabe
Research Intern
Makerere University, Department of Zoology, Entomology & Fisheries Sciences P.O. Box 7062 Kampala UG
http://zoology.mak.ac.ug
Joel Omolo
Research Intern
Makerere University, Department of Zoology, Entomology & Fisheries Sciences P.O. Box 7062 Kampala UG
http://zoology.mak.ac.ug

Who filled in the metadata:

Anne Akol
Associate Professor
Makerere University, Department of Zoology, Entomology & Fisheries Sciences P.O. Box 7062 Kampala UG
http://zoology.mak.ac.ug

Who else was associated with the resource:

Processor
Lawrence Monda
ICT Manager
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke
Esther Mwangi
Research Scientist
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 00100 Nairobi KE
http://www.museums.or.ke

Geographic Coverage

Thirty-seven forest reserves in Uganda, including forest in four national parks (Bwindi Impenetrable, Kibale Forest, Rwenzori Mountains, Semiliki)

Bounding Coordinates South West [-1.5, 29.59], North East [4.24, 35.04]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Family  Papilionidae (butterflies)

Project Data

The data presented here is a portion of the Lepidoptera collection housed in the Zoology Museum of Makerere University. It presents the species of Papilionidae (swallowtail butterflies) that occur in selected forest reserves, including three national parks, of Uganda.

Title Occurrence data of Swallowtail butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae) in the Zoology Museum of Makerere University
Funding The project is funded by the JRS Biodiversity Foundation (http://jrsbiodiversity.org/). Project implementation is by the National Museums of Kenya in partnership with Makerere University Department of Zoology, Entomology & Fisheries Sciences and the National Museum of Tanzania.
Study Area Description Dry preserved specimens held in the insect collection of the Zoology Museum at Makerere University, Uganda
Design Description data was taken from specimen labels and entered into MS Excel sheets. Records were subsequently formatted and validated prior to publication through the IPT of the National Museum of Kenya

The personnel involved in the project:

Content Provider
Mr Herbert Tushabe
Content Provider
Ms. Esther Toloa
Content Provider
Mr. Michael Mugabe
Content Provider
Mr Joel Omolo

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers dc250489-881a-49b4-9d58-89521b25ed2e
http://ipt.museums.or.ke/ipt/resource?r=swallowtail