MSB Host Collection (Arctos)
The MSB Division of Parasitology maintains data on the host organisms of parasites in the MSB Parasite Collection. These are mostly observations rather than specimen records, and taxonomic determinations are often based upon the parasitologist's notation. Hosts with specimen vouchers in other Arctos collections are related to the records in those collections.
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 24,616 records.
1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.
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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Museum of Southwestern Biology (MSB) Division of Parasitology
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Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence
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The MSB host data has global representation.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
No Description available
|Class||Mammalia, Aves, Actinopterygii, Gastropoda, Osteichthyes, Chondrichthyes|
|Living Time Period||1937 to present|