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Dragonfly biodiversity 90 years ago in an Alpine region: The Odonata historical collection of the MUSE (Trento, Italy)

Latest version published by Biodiversity Data Journal on May 13, 2019 Biodiversity Data Journal

The resource contains the data of the Catalogue of the historic (1924-1957) collection of Odonata at MUSE - Museo delle Scienze in Trento (Italy).

A total of 836 records related to dry mounted specimen adult dragonflies and damselflies preserved in the collection "Miscellanea invertebrati (cINV017) are given.

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 836 records.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Assandri G (2018): Dragonfly biodiversity 90 years ago in an Alpine region: The Odonata historical collection of the MUSE (Trento, Italy). v1.8. Biodiversity Data Journal. Dataset/Occurrence. http://ipt.pensoft.net/resource?r=muse_odonata&v=1.8

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Biodiversity Data Journal. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 542725b9-982a-43f3-a70a-abe91af3c4ea.  Biodiversity Data Journal publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Giacomo Assandri
MUSE - Museo delle Scienze corso del Lavoro e della Scienza, 3 38122 Trento IT

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Giacomo Assandri
MUSE - Museo delle Scienze corso del Lavoro e della Scienza, 3 38122 Trento IT

Who filled in the metadata:

Giacomo Assandri
MUSE - Museo delle Scienze corso del Lavoro e della Scienza, 3 38122 Trento IT

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Giacomo Assandri
MUSE - Museo delle Scienze corso del Lavoro e della Scienza, 3 38122 Trento IT

Geographic Coverage

All the data refer to Italy, most of them to Trentino-Aldo Adige region.

Bounding Coordinates South West [44.449, 9.012], North East [46.815, 12.265]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Order  Odonata (Dragonflies)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1924-01-01 / 1957-01-01

Project Data

No Description available

Title The catalogue of the historic collection of dragonflies (Insecta : Odonata) of the MUSE of Trento

The personnel involved in the project:

Author
Giacomo Assandri
Curator
Valeria Lencioni

Sampling Methods

The Odonata specimens contained in the cINV017 "Miscellanea Invertebrati" preserved at MUSE in Trento were revised and a catalogue containing all the available data created.

Study Extent Data refer to Italy (mostly Trentino - Alto Adige) in a period span comprised between 1924 and 1957.

Method step description:

  1. The Odonata specimens contained in the cINV017 "Miscellanea Invertebrati" preserved at MUSE in Trento (Italy) were revised and reordered. Label data were digitalized and verified. Geographical data on labels were georeferenced as best as possible. A final catalogue containing all the available data was created.

Collection Data

Collection Name "Miscellanea Invertebrati" - MUSE (cINV017)
Specimen preservation methods Pinned,  Dried

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 542725b9-982a-43f3-a70a-abe91af3c4ea
http://ipt.pensoft.net/resource?r=muse_odonata