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ConDidact Citizen Science Surveys - Amphibians 2007

Latest version published by Danske-Dyr, Condidact on Dec 9, 2015 Danske-Dyr, Condidact

Danish: Den store Paddejagt 2007 Occurrence dataset created by a citizen science project, conducted from April 1 to May 31, 2007, in Denmark. The survey was organized by OBSnatur (Friluftsrådet (The Outdoor Council) and ConDidact (Danish private company with several websites used for teaching pupils about e.g. Danish animals, in collaboration with Nordisk Herpetologisk Forening (Nordic Herpetological Society) and Biologiforbundet (Biology confederation). The participants searched for 14 species of amphibians: • Ichthyosaura alpestris (Alpine Newt, Danish: Bjergsalamander) • Rana temporaria (Common Frog, European Frog, Danish: Butsnudet frø) • Bufotes variabilis (European Green Toad, Danish: Grønbroget tudse) • Pelophylax esculentus (Edible Frog, Danish: Grøn frø) • Bombina bombina (Fire-bellied Toad, Danish: Klokkefrø) • Pelophylax ridibundus (Marsh Frog, Danish: Latterfrø) • Lissotriton vulgaris (Smooth Newt, Danish: Lille vandsalamander) • Pelobates fuscus (Common Spadefoot Toad, Danish: Løgfrø) • Hyla arborea (Common Tree Frog, European Treefrog, Danish: Løvfrø) • Bufo bufo (European Toad, Common Toad, Danish: Skrubtudse) • Rana arvalis (Moor Frog, Danish: Spidssnudet frø) • Rana dalmatina (Agile Frog, Danish: Springfrø) • Triturus cristatus (Crested Newt, Great Crested Newt, Danish: Stor vandsalamander) • Epidalea calamita (Natterjack Toad, Danish: Strandtudse) The project invited the public to search for specific species in their local area. Species descriptions, instructions etc. were made available on a project website ( Observations of species could be submitted through an online form. The species observations were documented by digital photos, and later were validated by scientific experts.

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

ConDidact Citizen Science Surveys (2012): Amphibians 2007. v6.1. Danske-Dyr, Condidact. Dataset/Occurrence.


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Danske-Dyr, Condidact. 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: 864eb98e-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a.  Danske-Dyr, Condidact publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by DanBIF - Danish Biodiversity Information Facility.


Occurrence; Observation; Citizen Science; Amphibians; Amphibia


Who created the resource:

Jesper Bønløkke

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Jesper Bønløkke

Who filled in the metadata:

Isabel Calabuig
Project leader, and DanBIF Node Manager
Danish Biodiversity Information Facility (DanBIF) Natural History Museum of Denmark, Universitetsparken 15 2100 Copenhagen DK +45 353-21103
Lotte Endsleff
Scientific Communications Officer & Web Editor
DanBIF - Danish Biodiversity Information Facility DK

Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [54.43, 7.8], North East [57.84, 15.49]

Taxonomic Coverage

Selected Danish amphibian species

Class  Amphibia (Amphibians)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2007-04-01 / 2007-05-31

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 864eb98e-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a