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Entomology at ZMUC, Natural History Musem of Denmark

Latest version published by Zoological Museum, Natural History Museum of Denmark on Dec 20, 2016 Zoological Museum, Natural History Museum of Denmark

The entomological collections of the Natural History Museum of Denmark include more than 3.5 million pinned insects plus a similar number of alcohol-preserved specimens and range among the largest in Europe. Only a minor fraction of these specimens have been databased, and the present data set includes those that are georeferenced. The number of identified species in the collections totals about 100,000, i.e., about 10% of the world total of described species. The collections contain about 10,500 primary types.

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 14,473 records.

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Zoological Museum, Natural History Museum of Denmark. 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: e0459621-92c2-40ac-9934-72b3b1384dc3.  Zoological Museum, Natural History Museum of Denmark publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by DanBIF - Danish Biodiversity Information Facility.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Thomas Pape
Associate Professor, Curator
Natural History Museum of Denmark Universitetsparken 15 DK-2100 Copenhagen OE DK
http://snm.ku.dk/english/staffsnm/staff/profile/?id=110843

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Thomas Pape
Associate Professor, Curator
Natural History Museum of Denmark Universitetsparken 15 DK-2100 Copenhagen OE DK
http://snm.ku.dk/english/staffsnm/staff/profile/?id=110843

Who filled in the metadata:

Thomas Pape
Associate Professor, Curator
Natural History Museum of Denmark Universitetsparken 15 DK-2100 Copenhagen OE DK
http://snm.ku.dk/english/staffsnm/staff/profile/?id=110843

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers ZMUC:e4c4f118-12d0-4196-81ea-f0292a9e4de1
e0459621-92c2-40ac-9934-72b3b1384dc3
http://danbif.au.dk/ipt/resource?r=ento-collections-natural-history-museum-denmark