Type Localities for organisms and fossils first described from AntarcticaEntry ID: Type_localities
Abstract: This data set lists over 300 organisms that were first described from locations either on the Antarctic continent, or on islands immediately to the north of the Antarctic Peninsula. Sub-Antarctic islands are not included. Given are the organism name, its taxonomic position, the reference to the first description, the source of the record (contact author for details), whether the organism was a ... fossil, and whether the initial description was from within the Australian Antarctic Territory.
The fields in this dataset are:
A link to type localities of species described from fossils has been added to the record.
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Start Date: 1901-01-01Stop Date: 1999-12-31
BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > INDIGENOUS VEGETATION
PALEOCLIMATE > LAND RECORDS > MACROFOSSILS
PALEOCLIMATE > LAND RECORDS > MICROFOSSILS
PALEOCLIMATE > OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS > MACROFOSSILS
PALEOCLIMATE > OCEAN/LAKE RECORDS > MICROFOSSILS
BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS > INDIGENOUS/NATIVE SPECIES
Quality This data set is incomplete.
The dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only and represent the first and last dates of publication of papers detailing the type specimens, not the dates that the specimens were collected.
Access Constraints The data are available for download from the given url.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at the URL below when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 36 kb
Distribution Format: excel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6226 7488
Fax: +61 3 6226 2973
Email: John.gibson at utas.edu.au
IASOS Private Bag 77 University of Tasmania
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-08-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-18