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UTEP Insects (Arctos)

Latest version published by University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections on Sep 6, 2018 University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections

University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections Arthropod collections consist primarily of ants from around the world collected by Professor William Mackay and his students. A variety of other insects are included, primarily from student projects in the El Paso vicinity.

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 2 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)
    2
  • ResourceRelationship 
    2
  • Multimedia 
    0

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

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Data as a DwC-A file download 516 records in English (74 KB) - Update frequency: monthly
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Metadata as an RTF file download in English (8 KB)

Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Mayfield T (2016): UTEP Insects (Arctos). v1.10. University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=utep_ento&v=1.10

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: 297ecc07-da20-4ebf-9f41-4f80330b4b33.  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
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
http://www.utep.edu/leb/default.htm

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Teresa Mayfield
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
http://www.utep.edu/leb/default.htm
William Mackay
Curator, UTEP Biodiversity Collections
University of Texas at El Paso 500 West University Avenue, Biology Bldg. #219 79968 El Paso Texas US +01 915-747-6991

Who filled in the metadata:

Teresa Mayfield
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
http://www.utep.edu/leb/default.htm

Who else was associated with the resource:

Programmer
Laura Russell
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

University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections Arthropod collections consist primarily of ants from around the world collected by Professor William Mackay and his students. A variety of other insects are included, primarily from student projects in the El Paso vicinity.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

University of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Collections Arthropod collections consist primarily of ants from around the world collected by Professor William Mackay and his students. A variety of other insects are included, primarily from student projects in the El Paso vicinity.

Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Hymenoptera

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1900-present

Collection Data

Collection Name Univerisity of Texas at El Paso Biodiversity Colllections - Insects
Collection Identifier UTEP:Ento
Parent Collection Identifier UTEP
Specimen preservation methods Pinned,  Alcohol,  Mounted

Additional Metadata

Purpose Data set was developed by University of Texas at El Paso faculty and students and is created to support future research.
Maintenance Description Specimens records are in the process of being digitized and entered into Arctos. Migration expected to be complete by 2020.
Alternative Identifiers 297ecc07-da20-4ebf-9f41-4f80330b4b33
http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=utep_ento