bmhs_butterfly_collection

Latest version published by The Barbados Museum and Historical Society on Oct 25, 2018 The Barbados Museum and Historical Society

This data set outlines the butterfly collection of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society, featuring species found globally.

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 289 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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Data as a DwC-A file download 289 records in English (22 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
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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:

Hamblin K (2018): bmhs_butterfly_collection. v1.1. The Barbados Museum and Historical Society. Dataset/Occurrence. https://cloud.gbif.org/bid/resource?r=bmhs_butterfly_collection&v=1.1

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

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: 098045a1-9b72-42e9-91bd-3dbd2d90ede3.  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; butterfly; bmhs

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Kerron Hamblin
Natural History Curator
Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown St. Micheal BB +12465380102

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown St. Micheal BB 2465380201

Who filled in the metadata:

Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown St. Micheal BB 2465380201

Who else was associated with the resource:

Publisher
Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown St. Micheal BB 2465380201

Geographic Coverage

The Barbados Museum and Historical Society is located within the Barbados UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bridgetown and it's Garrison. Formerly a military prison for the British, it was converted to a museum in 1933.

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  Hemiargus,  Lycaena,  Cynthia,  Euploea,  Melitaea,  Junonia,  Pieris,  Phoebis,  Danaus,  Caligo,  Goneptreyx,  Charidryas,  Charaxes,  Inachis,  Poladryas,  Prepona,  Iphiclides,  Mimathyma,  Prepona,  Lamproptera,  Heliconius,  Vanessa,  Vanessa,  Vanessa,  Nymphalis,  Morpho,  Morpho,  Nessaea,  Melinaea,  Battus,  Nymphalis,  Metamorpha,  Limenitis,  Papilio,  Pyrgus,  Callicore,  Marpesia,  Ascia,  Nymphalis,  Heliconius,  Papilio,  Perpona,  Eurytides,  Argynnis,  Goneptreyx

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 1933-01-01

Project Data

This project digitizes the biodiversity information in Barbados, Trinidad an Tobago and Suriname

Title Improving Biodiversity data accessibility in the Caribbean countries of Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados and Suriname
Identifier BID-CA2016-0006-REG
Funding Funding was made possible through a grant from GBIF
Study Area Description There is no study area for the Barbados Museum, as collections are donated rather than gathered from the field.

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 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 classified, photographed and entered into the database.

Collection Data

Collection Name BMHS Butterfly Collection
Specimen preservation methods Mounted
Curatorial Units Between 1 and 13 drawers

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers https://cloud.gbif.org/bid/resource?r=bmhs_butterfly_collection