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IICT Colecção Zoológica

Latest version published by Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical on Apr 19, 2017 Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical

The zoological collections in IICT include vertebrates and invertebrates. For the time being, only mammals, birds and amphibians collections are fully cataloged, totalizing about 1500, 5000 and 2000 records, respectively, These include the samples from field expeditions to Guinea-Bissau (1944, 1945, 1946, 1953), to Mozambique (1948, 1955) and to São Tomé and Principe.

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 9,244 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

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 9,244 records in Portuguese (494 KB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (10 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (9 KB)

Versions

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

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Figueira R (2013): IICT Colecção Zoológica. v4.2. Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical. Dataset/Occurrence. http://maerua.iict.pt/ipt/resource?r=iict_cz&v=4.2

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical. 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: c690c2b5-8002-4d12-831c-9258dd618f78.  Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Portugal.

Keywords

Occurrence; specimens; birds; mammals; Angola; Cape Verde; Guinea-Bissau; Mozambique; São Tomé and Príncipe; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Rui Figueira
Researcher
Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical Trav. Conde da Ribeira 9 1300-142 Lisboa PT +351-213616340
http://maerua.iict.pt/colecoes

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Rui Figueira
Researcher
Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical Trav. Conde da Ribeira 9 1300-142 Lisboa PT +351-213616340
http://maerua.iict.pt/colecoes

Who filled in the metadata:

Rui Figueira
Researcher
Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical Trav. Conde da Ribeira 9 1300-142 Lisboa PT +351-213616340
http://maerua.iict.pt/colecoes

Who else was associated with the resource:

Author
Rui Figueira
Researcher
Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical Trav. Conde da Ribeira 9 1300-142 Lisboa PT +351-213616340
http://maerua.iict.pt/colecoes

Geographic Coverage

Main countries represented are Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and São Tomé e Príncipe.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-40.958, -26.016], North East [52.07, 150.469]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Phylum  Chordata (Vertebrates)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1920-08-01 / 1996-04-16

Project Data

No Description available

Title LISCDigital
Funding Digitization has benefit from funds from several sources: from FCT, the Portuguese National research Council, contracts: PTDC/BIA-QOR/71492/2006; ACTD.

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Rui Figueira

Sampling Methods

No Description available

Quality Control Regular quality cycles were performed on the inserted data selected at random, starting at 5% revision rate, with increased adjustments on this rate in function of the error rate.

Method step description:

  1. Data cataloguing was originally done using Specify ver 6. The taxon authority file for mammals was downloaded from ITIS. The authority file for birds follows the IOC bird list.

Collection Data

Collection Name IICT Colecção Zoológica
Collection Identifier 24798813-aaff-4292-98ef-8c9bc415ff14
Parent Collection Identifier Not applicable
Curatorial Units Count 5,500 +/- 100 skins ,  Count 600 +/- 100 bones ,  Count 700 +/- 100 specimen in jar

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Monteiro M, Reino L, Melo M, Beja P, Bastos-Silveira C, Ramos M, Rodrigues D, Neves IQ, Consciência S, Figueira R (2016) The collection of birds from São Tomé and Príncipe at the Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical of the University of Lisbon (Portugal). ZooKeys 600: 155-167. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.600.7899
  2. Monteiro M, Reino L, Beja P, Mills M, Bastos-Silveira C, Ramos M, Rodrigues D, Queirós Neves I, Consciência S, Figueira R (2014) The collection and database of Birds of Angola hosted at IICT (Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical), Lisboa, Portugal. ZooKeys 387: 89-99. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.387.6412

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers c690c2b5-8002-4d12-831c-9258dd618f78
http://maerua.iict.pt/ipt/resource?r=iict_cz