Waarnemingen.be - Butterfly occurrences in Flanders and the Brussels Capital Region, Belgium

Waarnemingen.be - Butterfly occurrences in Flanders and the Brussels Capital Region, Belgium is a species occurrence dataset published by Natuurpunt and described in Maes et al. 2016 (http://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.585.8019). The dataset contains over 612,000 butterfly occurrences of 63 species, recorded by volunteers (citizen scientists), mainly since 2008. The occurrences are derived from the database http://www.waarnemingen.be, hosted at the nature conservation NGO Natuurpunt in collaboration with Stichting Natuurinformatie, and are georeferenced using the centroid of their respective 5 x 5 km² Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) grid cell. Together with the dataset Maes et al. (2016, http://doi.org/10.15468/njgbmh), the dataset represents the most complete overview of butterflies in Flanders and the Brussels Capital Region (north Belgium).

Dataset metrics

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Data and Resources

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Additional Info

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Source http://www.gbif.org/dataset/1f968e89-ca96-4065-91a5-4858e736b5aa
Last Updated September 21, 2016, 13:24 (Europe/Brussels)
Created September 21, 2016, 13:24 (Europe/Brussels)
Dataset type OCCURRENCE
Source DarwinCore Archive http://data.inbo.be/ipt/archive.do?r=dagvlinders-natuurpunt-occurrences
Dataset website http://www.waarnemingen.be
GBIF UUID 1f968e89-ca96-4065-91a5-4858e736b5aa
Administrative contact Marc Herremans - Diensthoofd Natuurpunt Studie - marc.herremans@natuurpunt.be
Metadata author Wouter Vanreusel - Celhoofd cel netwerken & data - wouter.vanreusel@natuurpunt.be