University of Alaska Anchorage Insect Specimens (Arctos)

Occurrence
Latest version published by Alaska Center for Conservation Science on Apr 9, 2024 Alaska Center for Conservation Science

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Description

The UAA Entomology Collection includes approximately 5,000 specimens with a focus on pollinating and aquatics insects of Alaska. Collections are managed under the Alaska Center for Conservation Science, a research center within the University of Alaska Anchorage. The collection officially joined the Arctos community in 2023. The UAA Entomology collection is the primary repository of vouchers from the Alaska Bee Atlas and aquatic insects originate from stream ecology studies conducted by the Alaska Center for Conservation Science.

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 1,700 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.

Occurrence (core)
1700
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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

University of Alaska Anchorage Entomology Collection, Alaska Center for Conservation Science, University of Alaska Anchorage.

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Alaska Center for Conservation Science. 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: 3658ba15-172d-459c-94ab-d565f6550dad.  Alaska Center for Conservation Science publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Justin Fulkerson
  • Metadata Provider
  • Point Of Contact
Botany Curator
University of Alaska Anchorage
Justin Fulkerson
  • Metadata Provider
  • Point Of Contact
Collections Manager
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
99508 Anchorage
Alaska
US
David Bloom
  • Programmer
VertNet Coordinator
Dusty McDonald
  • Programmer
Arctos Database Programmer
John Wieczorek
  • Programmer
Information Architect
Matthew Carlson
  • Point Of Contact
Curator
Alaska Center for Conservation Science
3211 Providence Dr
99508 Anchorage
AK
US

Geographic Coverage

Alaska, USA

Bounding Coordinates South West [52, -180], North East [72, -130]

Taxonomic Coverage

Pollinating and aquatic insects.

Class Insecta (Insects)

Temporal Coverage

Living Time Period 1990 to present

Collection Data

Collection Name University of Alaska Anchorage Entomology Collection
Collection Identifier https://arctos.database.museum/collection/UAA:Ento
Parent Collection Identifier UAA
Specimen preservation methods Pinned

Additional Metadata

Arctos Data Ownership and Use: http://arctosdb.org/home/data/; http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html

Purpose The UAA Entomology collection is the primary repository of vouchers from the Alaska Bee Atlas, and aquatic insects originate from stream ecology studies conducted by the Alaska Center for Conservation Science. The specimens are used for research and education.
Alternative Identifiers 3658ba15-172d-459c-94ab-d565f6550dad
https://ipt.vertnet.org/resource?r=uaa_ento