MEMO+ - Monitoring exotic mosquitoes in Belgium

MEMO+ - Monitoring exotic mosquitoes in Belgium is a sampling event dataset published by the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp. It is part of the early detection of exotic mosquito species (EMS) along high-risk introduction routes surveillance projects in Belgium, in which data are collected at defined locations using a standardized protocol. This dataset contains Aedes albopictus mosquito trap counts. The data was collected in a 6 months long extension for the MEMO project (July - December 2020) for specific Aedes albopictus monitoring. Here, it is published as a standardized Darwin Core Archive and includes for each sampling event an eventID, date, location and sampling protocol (in the event core), and for each occurrence an occurrenceID, the number of recorded individuals, status (present/absent), identification and scientific name (in the occurrence extension). Issues with the dataset can be reported at We have released this dataset to the public domain under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license. We would appreciate it if you follow the INBO norms for data use ( when using the data. If you have any questions regarding this dataset, don't hesitate to contact us via the contact information provided in the metadata.

Data and Resources

View the dataset on GBIF website.

Additional Info

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Last Updated November 8, 2021, 12:54 (UTC)
Created November 8, 2021, 12:54 (UTC)
Source DarwinCore Archive
Dataset website
GBIF UUID f5361e97-c8f1-4697-b209-8817e14ae780
Administrative contact Isra Deblauwe
Metadata author Isra Deblauwe