Our data concerns orthoptera diversity (grasshoppers, locusts and crickets) collected from 1932 to 1997 and hold at Parc Botanique et Zoologique de Tsimbazaza, Madagascar. This is the first published record at this collection. This data was published to make data available, accessible and useful for biodvidersity conservation.
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 660 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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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Ravelomanana A, Rajemison B, Ramamonjisoa M, Fisher B (2017): database_orthoptera. v1.1. Madagascar Biodiversity Center, Parc Botanique et Zoologique des Tsimbazaza. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.madbif.mg/resource?r=database_orthoptera&v=1.1
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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Madagascar Biodiversity Center, Parc Botanique et Zoologique des Tsimbazaza. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.
This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 940ae027-9d82-4a5f-ab28-bffac221f2af. Madagascar Biodiversity Center, Parc Botanique et Zoologique des Tsimbazaza publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Madagascar.
Occurrence; orthoptera; Insect; Madagascar
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Specimen belong to Malagasy region
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-25.958, 42.363], North East [-11.523, 51.328]|
Our objective is to unleash the potential of insect in conservation and sustainability research. Different activities were undertaken to achieve this goal as digitized insect collection belong to six African museum, produce species list of invasive ant...
|Title||African Insect Atlas|
|Funding||This project is funded by European Union through BID project and GBIF.|
|Study Area Description||Six African museums toke part to this project: Madagascar, Mozambique, Botswana, South Africa|
The personnel involved in the project:
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