A Checklist of British and Irish Dragonfly Species
Entry ID: bds_dragonfly

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Summary
Abstract: Dragonflies are among the most ancient of living creatures. Fossil
records, clearly recognisable as dragonflies, go back to Carboniferous
times which means that they date back almost 300 million years,
predating pterodactyls by 100 million years and birds by some 150
million. It would he tragic if, after surviving such an unimaginable
number of years, it should be our generation that witnesses the
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 59.07   S: 49.49   E: 2.39   W: -8.41

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: British Dragonfly Society
Dataset Title: A Checklist of British and Irish Dragonfly Species
Dataset Release Place: United Kingdom
Dataset Publisher: British Dragonfly Society
Data Presentation Form: web page
Online Resource: http://www.british-dragonflies.org.uk/content/uk-species
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality This checklist includes all British and Irish species
including migrants, vagrants and species now believed extinct in the
British Isles. The species name provides a link to a photograph where
available.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
British Dragonfly Society Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.dragonflysoc.org.uk/

Data Center Personnel
Name: TIM BEYNON
Phone: 01538 724130
Email: tgb at 34checkley.fsnet.co.uk
Contact Address:
34 Church Lane
City: Checkley
Province or State: Stoke-on-Trent
Postal Code: ST10 4NJ
Country: United Kingdom
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 01538 724130
Email: tgb at 34checkley.fsnet.co.uk
Contact Address:
34 Church Lane
City: Checkley
Province or State: Stoke-on-Trent
Postal Code: ST10 4NJ
Country: United Kingdom
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-06-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-06-25
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-06-26
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