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Lyman Entomological Museum (LEMQ)

Latest version published by McGill University on Feb 15, 2016 McGill University

Insect and arachnid specimens deposited in the Lyman Entomological Museum, McGill University.

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 253,103 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.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 253,103 records in English (5 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (10 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (9 KB)

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:

Lyman Entomological Museum (LEMQ) from McGill University. http://dx.doi.org/10.5886/q79vhp1e (accessed on [date])

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is McGill University. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 275319e1-f91c-406f-b239-62cb9d4185cb.  McGill University publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Canada Biodiversity Information Facility.

Keywords

LEMQ; Lyman Entomological Museum; Entomological collection; McGill University; specimens; Insecta; Diptera; Neuroptera; Coleoptera; Hymenoptera; Araneae; Specimen; Occurrence

External data

The resource data is also available in other formats

Canadensys explorerhttp://data.canadensys.net/explorer/d/lemq-specimens UTF-8 HTML
GBIF data portalhttp://www.gbif.org/dataset/275319e1-f91c-406f-b239-62cb9d4185cb UTF-8 HTML

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Amélie Grégoire Taillefer
Databasing coordinator
McGill University Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus H9X 3V9 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue Quebec CA

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Terry Wheeler
Associate Professor
McGill University Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus H9X 3V9 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue QC CA 514-398-7937
http://www.mcgill.ca/nrs

Who filled in the metadata:

Terry Wheeler
Associate Professor
McGill University Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus H9X 3V9 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue QC CA 514-398-7937
http://www.mcgill.ca/nrs

Who else was associated with the resource:

Publisher
McGill University
McGill University Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus H9X 3V9 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue QC CA
http://www.mcgill.ca

Geographic Coverage

Worldwide terrestrial coverage. 70% of Diptera specimens were collected from Canada.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

This dataset includes specimens in the collection of all Diptera (240,000+), all Canadian Neuroptera (2,700+), Canadian Coleoptera(2,600+) from the families Buprestidae and Dermestidae, Canadian Hymenoptera(2,900+) from the families Eumenidae and Vespidae, Araneae (4,500+).

Class  Insecta (insects)
Order  Diptera,  Neuroptera,  Coleoptera,  Hymenoptera,  Araneae (Spiders)

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period 1860-present

Sampling Methods

Create new record in collection database using Biota 2 and populate fields with the information on all attached specimens and determination labels.

Study Extent Digitization of the Diptera, Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Neuroptera and Araneae from the Lyman Entomological Collection (LEMQ).
Quality Control Label and identification data were entered using control vocabularies and species names were checked for spelling and synonyms. All fields have been filled in a standardized way.

Method step description:

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Collection Data

Collection Name Lyman Entomological Museum
Collection Identifier LEMQ
Parent Collection Identifier LEMQ
Specimen preservation methods Pinned
Curatorial Units Count 253,000 +/- 200 specimens

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 275319e1-f91c-406f-b239-62cb9d4185cb
http://dx.doi.org/10.5886/q79vhp1e
http://data.canadensys.net/ipt/resource?r=lemq-specimens