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UTEP Ento (Arctos)

Latest version published by University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections on Aug 28, 2018 University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections

The University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections Entomology collection includes The Mackay Laboratory of Myrmecology which is overseen by William P. Mackay and has a mission to advance the understanding of ants through research on their taxonomy, systematics and ecology as well as a variety of other insects and arthropods.

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 516 records. 2 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.

  • Occurrence (core)
    516
  • ResourceRelationship 
    516
  • Multimedia 
    21

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 516 records in English (74 KB) - Update frequency: monthly
Metadata as an EML file download in English (8 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 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:

Mayfield T (2018): UTEP Ento (Arctos). v1.3. University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections. Dataset/Occurrence.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections. 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: aa08bb57-599d-4a9b-9f03-0db03e43d41d.  University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Teresa Mayfield-Meyer
Manager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
University of Texas at El Paso 500 West University Avenue, Biology Bldg. #222 79968 El Paso TX US +01 915-747-5479
https://www.utep.edu/biodiversity/collections/entomology.html

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Vicky Zhuang
Manager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
University of Texas at El Paso 500 West University Avenue, Biology Bldg. #222 79968 El Paso TX US +01 915-747-5479
https://www.utep.edu/biodiversity/
William Mackay
Curator, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
University of Texas at El Paso 500 West University Avenue, Biology Bldg. #222 79968 El Paso Texas US 01 915-747-5479

Who filled in the metadata:

Vicky Zhuang
Manager, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
University of Texas at El Paso 500 West University Avenue, Biology Bldg. #222 79968 El Paso TX US +01 915-747-5479
https://www.utep.edu/biodiversity/

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
David Bloom
Programmer
John Wieczorek
Information Architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley
Point Of Contact
Dusty McDonald
Arctos Database Programmer
University of Alaska Museum
http://arctos.database.museum

Geographic Coverage

Myrmecological research is focused primarily on Neotropical taxa, but the scope of the collection is worldwide.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

Rotifera

Phylum  Rotifera

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1900-present

Collection Data

Collection Name University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections - Entomology
Collection Identifier UTEP:Ento
Parent Collection Identifier UTEP
Specimen preservation methods No treatment

Additional Metadata

Purpose Data set was developed through the work of University of Texas at El Paso faculty and students and is created to support future research.
Alternative Identifiers http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=utep-ento