NZCS Vertebrates Old Collection Before 1987

Latest version published by National Zoological Collection of Suriname (NZCS) on Apr 24, 2019 National Zoological Collection of Suriname (NZCS)

The Vertebrate Old Collection Before 1987 contains collection specimens that were donated by the Foundation Surinaams Museum. This museum is now specifically focussed on culture and art. These specimens were collected all over Suriname between 1879 and 1987. The dataset also includes few specimens from Brazil. Some of the main collectors were D. Geijskes, J. Toto, Lijding, R. Vari, H. Madarie.

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 1,344 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

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Ouboter P, Ouboter D, Kadosoe V (2018): NZCS Vertebrates Old Collection Before 1987. v1.4. National Zoological Collection of Suriname (NZCS). Dataset/Occurrence. https://cloud.gbif.org/bid/resource?r=vertebrates-old-collection-before-1986&v=1.4

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is National Zoological Collection of Suriname (NZCS). 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: f2823a82-923b-43c6-ae62-dbfef95652c5.  National Zoological Collection of Suriname (NZCS) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.

Keywords

Occurrence; Vertebrates; Mammalia; Aves; Reptilia; Amphibia; Actinopterygii; Old Collection; Before 1987; Suriname; Specimen; Mammalia; Aves; Reptilia; Amphibia; Actinopterygii

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Paul Ouboter
Director of NZCS
NZCS Leysweg #86 Paramaribo SR +597 465558 ext 2333
Dimitri Ouboter
Database Assistant
NZCS Leysweg #86 Paramaribo SR +597 465558 ext 2333
Vanessa Kadosoe
Assistant Vector Entomology
NZCS Leysweg #86 Paramaribo SR +597 465558 ex 2322

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Vanessa Kadosoe
Assistant Vector Entomology
NZCS Leysweg #86 Paramaribo SR +597 465558 ex 2322
Paul Ouboter
Director of NZCS
NZCS Leysweg #86 Paramaribo SR +597 465558 ext 2322

Who filled in the metadata:

Paul Ouboter
Director of NZCS
NZCS Leysweg #86 Paramaribo SR +597 465558 ext 2333
Vanessa Kadosoe
Assistant Vector Entomology
NZCS Leysweg #86 Paramaribo SR +597 465558 ex 2322

Who else was associated with the resource:

Distributor
Vanessa Kadosoe
Assistant Vector Entomology
NZCS Leysweg #86 Paramaribo SR +597 465558 ex 2322
Principal Investigator
Paul Ouboter
Director of NZCS
NZCS Leysweg #86 Paramaribo SR +597 465558 ext 2333
Custodian Steward
Dimitri Ouboter
Database Assistant
NZCS Leysweg #86 Paramaribo SR +597 465558 ext 2333

Geographic Coverage

The geographic coverage for the Vertebrates Old Collection Before 1987 encompasses the whole area of Suriname including the territorial waters.

Bounding Coordinates South West [1.823, -58.118], North East [7.972, -53.987]

Taxonomic Coverage

All specimens from the Vertebrates Old Collection Before 1987 were identified either to family, genus or species level.

Class  Mammalia (Mammals),  Aves (Birds),  Reptilia (Reptiles),  Amphibia (Amphibians),  Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1879-01-01 / 1987-01-01

Sampling Methods

This data was predominantly collected during expeditions, monitoring surveys or other research activities.

Study Extent The data was collected from many areas in Suriname between 1879 and 1987.
Quality Control In some cases the identification of specimens was rechecked by foreign experts.

Method step description:

  1. All kinds of sampling, preservation and identification may have been used.

Collection Data

Collection Name NZCS Insecten Collectie
Parent Collection Identifier NZCS Invertebraten Collectie
Collection Name NZCS Vissen Collectie
Parent Collection Identifier NZCS Vertebraten Collectie
Collection Name NZCS Amfibieën Collectie
Parent Collection Identifier NZCS Vertebraten Collectie
Collection Name NZCS Reptielen Collectie
Parent Collection Identifier NZCS Vertebraten Collectie
Collection Name NZCS Vogel Collectie
Parent Collection Identifier NZCS Vertebraten Collectie
Specimen preservation methods Alcohol,  Formalin,  Dried,  Pinned,  Mounted

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers f2823a82-923b-43c6-ae62-dbfef95652c5
https://cloud.gbif.org/bid/resource?r=vertebrates-old-collection-before-1986