bmhs_beetle_collection

Latest version published by The Barbados Museum and Historical Society on Sep 21, 2018 The Barbados Museum and Historical Society

This data set outlines the beetle collection of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society from the time period of 1933-1935.

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 43 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:

Hamblin K (2018): bmhs_beetle_collection. v1.2. The Barbados Museum and Historical Society. Dataset/Occurrence. https://cloud.gbif.org/bid/resource?r=bmhs_beetle_collection&v=1.2

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is The Barbados Museum and Historical Society. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: f39cc8d9-840a-4153-abe3-5a583cc2aca0.  The Barbados Museum and Historical Society publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.

Keywords

Occurrence; Beetle

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Kerron Hamblin
Natural History Curator
The Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB 1246-538-0102

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
The Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB 1246-538-0102

Who filled in the metadata:

Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
The Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB 1246-538-0102

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
The Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB 1246-538-0102

Geographic Coverage

The Barbados Museum and Historical Society is located within the UNESCO World Heritage site of Bridgetown and it's Garrison. The items within the collection were donated from various parts of the world.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, -180]

Taxonomic Coverage

All specimens were identified to family or species using various resources to verify the taxonomic data.

Genus  Strategus,  Timarcha,  Epicaerus,  Trichogramma,  Typhaeus,  Dynastes,  Lygaeus,  Megasoma,  Tribolium

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1933-01-01 / 1935-01-01

Project Data

No Description available

Title Improving Biodiversity data accessibility in the Caribbean countries of Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados and Suriname
Identifier BID-CA2016-0006-REG
Funding Funding was facilitated through a grant from GBIF
Study Area Description The beetles are specimens which were collected from various geographical locations before being donated to the Barbados Museum where they are currently stored.

The personnel involved in the project:

Publisher
Zuwena Perry

Sampling Methods

For the BMHS, there is no field sampling. Specimens are donated to the museum.

Study Extent The extent of this study is confined to the collections which have already been donated to the Barbados Museum

Method step description:

  1. Each specimen has an ownership record, is then classified, photographed and entered into the database.

Collection Data

Collection Name BMHS Beetle Collection
Specimen preservation methods Mounted
Curatorial Units Count 1 +/- 3 Cases

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers f39cc8d9-840a-4153-abe3-5a583cc2aca0
https://cloud.gbif.org/bid/resource?r=bmhs_beetle_collection