Occurrence

VIT - Lepidotheca (The Natural History Museum of Álava)

Latest version published by Natural History Museum of Alava (Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava / Arabako Natura Zientzien Museoa) on 17 December 2021 Natural History Museum of Alava (Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava / Arabako Natura Zientzien Museoa)

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Description

The Lepidotheca of the Natural Science Museum of Álava contains 80,000 specimens, 75,600 of them databased, belonging to 5,831 taxa. The collection began in 1974 and the main collectors have been Ibon de Olano, Juan María Marcos, Sigfrido Serrano, José María Salazar, Javier Gastón, Tomás Molina, Txema Revilla, Jesús Méndez Garnica, Fernando de Juana, José Sebastián Estévez, Fidel Fernández Rubio, Diego Sánchez Miyares and Mario Sarsa. This first dataset here published comprises 4,172 specimens of the family Zygaenidae, mostly in the Palearctic region of the world; most of them collected in Spain and in Álava in particular.

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

de Olano I, Infante Sánchez M (2021): VIT - Lepidotheca (The Natural History Museum of Álava). v1.1. Natural History Museum of Alava (Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava). Dataset/Occurrence. https://doi.org/10.15470/zfqjri

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Natural History Museum of Alava (Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava / Arabako Natura Zientzien Museoa). 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: 8734b6f6-2bf5-439a-833e-0fd25201bcd7.  Natural History Museum of Alava (Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Álava / Arabako Natura Zientzien Museoa) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Spain.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen; Arthropoda; Insecta; Lepidoptera; Spain; Equatorial Guinea; Occurrence

Contacts

Ibon de Olano
  • Point Of Contact
Departamento Invertebrados
Museo de Ciencias naturales de Álava / Arabako Natur Zientzien Museoa
Siervas de Jesús 24
E-01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz
Álava / Araba
ES
+34945181924
Jesús Alonso Ramírez
  • Point Of Contact
Técnico responsable
Museo de Ciencias naturales de Álava / Arabako Natur Zientzien Museoa
Siervas de Jesús 24
E-01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz
Álava / Araba
ES
+34945181924
Ibón de Olano
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
Departamento Invertebrados
Museo de Ciencias naturales de Álava / Arabako Natur Zientzien Museoa
Siervas de Jesús 24
E-01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz
Álava / Araba
ES
+34945181924
Marta Infante Sánchez
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Departamento Botánica
Museo de Ciencias naturales de Álava / Arabako Natur Zientzien Museoa
Siervas de Jesús 24
E-01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz
Álava / Araba
ES
+34945181924

Geographic Coverage

The geographical coverage of the collection includes the whole world, in particular Spain and Equatorial Guinea.

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

Taxonomic Coverage

The taxonomic coverage is: Papilionoidea, Noctuoidea, Geometroidea, Bombycoidea, Zygaenoidea, Bombycoidea, Lasiocampoidea, Pyraloidea, Drepanoidea, Tortricoidea, Drepanoidea and, to a lesser extent, other superfamilies of Microlepidoptera.

Order Lepidoptera
Infraorder Bombycoidea
Superfamily Papilionoidea, Noctuoidea, Geometroidea, Bombycoidea, Zygaenoidea, Lasiocampoidea, Pyraloidea, Drepanoidea, Tortricoidea, Drepanoidea
Informal Microlepidoptera

Temporal Coverage

Formation Period 1974 - current

Collection Data

Collection Name VIT - Lepidotheca
Specimen preservation methods Pinned

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 10.15470/zfqjri
8734b6f6-2bf5-439a-833e-0fd25201bcd7
https://ipt.gbif.es/resource?r=mcna_zyg