bmhs_weatherheadshell_collection

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

This data set records the collection of shells donated to the Barbados Museum and Historical Society by Dr. Basil Weatherhead.

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 270 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_weatherheadshell_collection. v1.1. The Barbados Museum and Historical Society. Dataset/Occurrence. https://cloud.gbif.org/bid/resource?r=bmhs_weatherheadshell_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: ae8278d8-b34c-43ad-80cd-127997c3dd68.  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; shells; mollusc; gastropoda

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Kerron Hamblin
Natural History Curator
The Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown St. Micheal BB 1246-538-0102
http://www.barbmuse.org

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 (246)538-0201
http://www.barbmuse.org.bb/

Who filled in the metadata:

Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown St. Micheal BB (246)538-0201
http://www.barbmuse.org.bb/

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 (246)538-0201
http://www.barbmuse.org.bb/

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 into 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 identify the taxonomic data

Genus  Voluta,  Stylaster,  Montastrea,  Agaricia,  Mycetophyllia,  Manicina,  Diploria,  Sp;emastrea,  Solenastrea,  Helioseris,  Mycetophyllia,  Oliva,  Conus,  Cypraecassis,  Telescopium,  Mytilus,  Distorsio,  Strombus,  Voluta,  Voluta,  Conus,  Busycon,  Dentalium,  Dentalium,  Cypraea,  Plagiocardium,  Strombus,  Tonna,  Cassia,  Codakia,  Pugilina,  Conus,  Haliotis,  Cypraea,  Fusinus,  Terebra,  Cypraea,  Pecten,  Voluta,  Cymatium,  Charonia,  Turbo,  Ovula,  Harpa,  Busycon,  Phyllonotus,  Cypraecassis,  Busying,  Cypraea,  Conus,  Conus,  Lambis,  Fasciolaria,  Fusinus,  Tonna,  Cymbiola,  Architectonica,  Conus,  Cypraea,  Cypraea,  Cypraea,  Natica,  Trachycardium,  Cerithium,  Meandrina,  Epitonium,  Dentalium,  Phalium,  Cavolina,  Dentalium,  Conus,  Mitra,  Mitra,  Polystira,  Morio,  Cymatium,  Bursa,  Murex,  Drillia,  Conus,  Nassarius,  Ancistrosyrinx,  Olivella,  Trivia,  Cypraecassis,  Cypraecassis,  Cypraea,  Cypraea,  Architectonica,  Trivia,  Distorsio,  Plagiocardium,  Plagiocardium,  Mitra,  Pecten,  Meoma,  Oliva,  Voluta,  Oliva,  Oliva,  Antillophos,  Oliva,  Oliva,  Haliotis,  Angaria,  Trivia,  Trivia,  Fasciolaria,  Fasciolaria,  Conus,  Conus,  Voluta,  Voluta,  Conus,  Charonia,  Charonia,  Trivia,  Natica,  Murex,  Cassia,  Cypraecassis,  Strombus,  Strombus,  Harpa,  Cypraea,  Telescopium,  Mytilus,  Distorsio,  Strombus,  Voluta,  Voluta,  Conus,  Busycon,  Dentalium,  Dentalium,  Cypraea,  Plagiocardium,  Strombus,  Tonna,  Cassia,  Codakia,  Pugilina,  Conus,  Haliotis,  Cypraea,  Fusinus,  Terebra,  Cypraea,  Pecten,  Voluta,  Cymatium,  Charonia,  Turbo,  Ovula,  Harpa,  Busycon,  Phyllonotus,  Cypraecassis,  Busying,  Cypraea,  Conus,  Conus,  Lambis,  Fasciolaria,  Fusinus,  Tonna,  Cymbiola,  Voluta,  Architectonica,  Conus,  Cypraea,  Cypraea,  Cypraea,  Natica,  Trachycardium,  Cerithium,  Stylaster,  Montastrea,  Agaricia,  Mycetophyllia,  Manicina,  Diploria,  Sp;emastrea,  Solenastrea,  Meandrina,  Helioseris,  Mycetophyllia,  Epitonium,  Mytilus,  Oliva,  Dentalium,  Phalium,  Cavolina,  Dentalium,  Conus,  Mitra,  Mitra,  Polystira,  Epitonium,  Morio,  Cymatium,  Bursa,  Murex,  Drillia,  Conus,  Nassarius,  Ancistrosyrinx,  Olivella,  Trivia,  Cypraecassis,  Cypraecassis,  Cypraea,  Cypraea,  Architectonica,  Trivia,  Distorsio,  Plagiocardium,  Plagiocardium,  Mitra,  Pecten,  Meoma,  Oliva,  Voluta,  Oliva,  Oliva,  Antillophos,  Oliva,  Oliva,  Haliotis,  Angaria,  Trivia,  Trivia,  Fasciolaria,  Fasciolaria,  Conus,  Conus,  Voluta,  Voluta,  Conus,  Conus,  Charonia,  Charonia,  Trivia,  Natica,  Murex,  Cassia,  Cypraecassis,  Strombus,  Strombus,  Harpa,  Cypraea,  Cypraecassis,  Angaria,  Tonna

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 1933-01-01

Project Data

This project was conducted to prepare the biodiversity information held at national institutes for online publication

Title Improving Biodiversity data accessibility in the Caribbean countries of Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados and Suriname
Identifier BID-CA2016-0006-REG
Funding Funding for this project was attained through a grant from GBIF
Study Area Description Shells which were collected by Dr. Basil Weatherhead on his travels
Design Description This data set is based of specimens which were donated to the Barbados Museum and Historical Society

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 and historical Society

Method step description:

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

Collection Data

Collection Name BMHS Weatherhead Shell Collection
Specimen preservation methods Other
Curatorial Units Between 1 and 5 boxes