A Checklist of the Insects of Subsaharan Africa
Entry ID: insects_subsaharanAfrica

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Summary
Abstract: One of the most basic needs for inventorying, exploiting and
monitoring the changes in the insect diversity of Africa is a complete
list of species which are already know to occur in
Africa. Surprisingly, such a basic list does not exist, despite some
250 years of formal scientific description of life on earth. The
International Centre of ... View entire text
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Description: Metadata in Biological Data Profile format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -21.27   S: -35.9   E: 33.98   W: 13.68

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) and The National Museum of Natural History
Dataset Title: A Checklist of the Insects of Subsaharan Africa
Dataset Release Date: 2000
Dataset Release Place: Maryland
Dataset Publisher: Smithsonian Institute and National Museum of Natural History
Data Presentation Form: list
Online Resource: http://entomology.si.edu/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality The Checklist of the Insects of Subsaharan Africa only reflects the
current state of knowledge in the published literature. It includes
the country or region from which species names were described, but
does not include analysis of the full distribution of the species. In
general, the checklist follows ... View entire text
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Data Center
Entomology Department, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://entomology.si.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SMITHSONIAN DATA MANAGER
Email: info at si.edu
Contact Address:
Smithsonian Institution
P.O. Box 37012
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20013
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: info at si.edu
Contact Address:
Smithsonian Institution
P.O. Box 37012
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20013
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-06-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-12
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-06-26
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