Occurrence

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Division of Insects

Latest version published by University of Michigan Museum of Zoology on 1 December 2022 University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
This collection contains catalog records from the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology’s Insect Division’s specimen collection. Many specimen records include a specimen and label data image. The database currently contains about 300,000 specimen records out of the estimated 3 million estimated specimens in the collection. Some records contain complete collection, preparation, and taxonomic detail, while others only have a specimen data image and limited taxonomic detail. Records include specimen information from the early 1800’s through the present and are of global distribution. Most of our databased or digitized records currently are of Orthoptera (grasshoppers, katydids, & crickets), Odonata (dragonflies & damselfies), and Hymenoptera (bees, wasps & ants)
Publication date:
1 December 2022
License:
CC-BY-NC 4.0

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 383,714 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

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Data as a DwC-A file download 383,714 records in English (19 MB) - Update frequency: monthly
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Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. 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: 13e7869e-0c76-473a-a227-53d6e3d6fbf2.  University of Michigan Museum of Zoology publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

UMMZ Insects Division Data Group
Group
UM MUSEUM OF ZOOLOGY
3600 Varsity Drive
48108 ANN ARBOR
Michigan
US
(734) 647-2199
https://lsa.umich.edu/ummz/insects.html

Who can answer questions about the resource:

UMMZ Insects Division Data Group
Group
UM MUSEUM OF ZOOLOGY
3600 Varsity Drive
48108 ANN ARBOR
Michigan
US
(734) 647-2199
https://lsa.umich.edu/ummz/insects.html

Who filled in the metadata:

Admins LSA IT
LSA IT Admins
UM College of LSA
US

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
UMMZ Insects Division Data Group
Group
UM MUSEUM OF ZOOLOGY
3600 Varsity Drive
48108 ANN ARBOR
Michigan
US
(734) 647-2199
https://lsa.umich.edu/ummz/insects.html

Geographic Coverage

Global in scope.

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

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 13e7869e-0c76-473a-a227-53d6e3d6fbf2
https://ipt.lsa.umich.edu/resource?r=ummz_insects