bmhswatsonshellcollection

Latest version published by The Barbados Museum and Historical Society on Mar 6, 2018 The Barbados Museum and Historical Society

This dataset contains the information of the Watson Shell Collection at the Barbados Museum and Historical Society, which was donated by Rev. N. B. Watson.

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 357 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): bmhswatsonshellcollection. v1.1. The Barbados Museum and Historical Society. Dataset/Occurrence. https://cloud.gbif.org/bid/resource?r=bmhswatsonshellcollection&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: c6449c7b-775c-41b1-93cd-9fde78f0af10.  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; Gastropodas; Bivalves; Shell

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Kerron Hamblin
Natural History Curator
The Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB 246-538-0201

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
The Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB 246-538-0201

Who filled in the metadata:

Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
The Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB 246-538-0201

Who else was associated with the resource:

Publisher
Zuwena Perry
Project Assistant
The Barbados Museum and Historical Society St. Ann's Garrison BB14038 Bridgetown BB 246-538-0201

Geographic Coverage

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

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

Taxonomic Coverage

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

Genus  Marginella,  Capulus,  Pyramidella,  Nassa,  Solarium,  Astralium,  Purpura,  Lampusia,  Planaxis,  Tectarius,  Littorina,  Xenophorus,  Olivella,  Columbella,  Scalaria,  Fissurella,  Patella,  Hemitoma,  Terebra,  Nerita,  Spirula,  Lotorium,  Cassis,  Arca,  Venus,  Solecurtus,  Nitidella,  Asaphis,  Polinices,  Hipponix,  Ranella,  Pectuncalus,  Chama,  Trigona,  Cardium,  Tellina,  Calyptraea,  Voluta,  Strigilla,  Ianthina,  Modiola,  Diplodonta,  Lima,  Divaricella,  Cypraea

Project Data

This dataset outlines the various types of shells donated by Rev. N. B. Watson, which are housed at the Barbados Museum and Historical Society

Title BMHS Watson Shell Collection
Identifier BID-CA2016-0006-REG

The personnel involved in the project:

Publisher
Zuwena Perry

Sampling Methods

There was no sampling description given for this collection.

Study Extent The extent of the study is confined to the shells donated by Rev. N. B. Watson around 1934

Method step description:

  1. Shells were identified, cataloged and entered in the the database.

Collection Data

Collection Name Watson Shell Coolection
Collection Identifier BMHSWAT
Specimen preservation methods Mounted
Curatorial Units Between 1 and 3 boxes

Additional Metadata

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