Occurrence

Triplehorn Insect Collection, The Ohio State University

Latest version published by Museum of Biological Diversity, The Ohio State University on 17 June 2024 Museum of Biological Diversity, The Ohio State University

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Description

Occurrence data from specimens housed in the Triplehorn Insect Collection at The Ohio State University. Data capture is an ongoing process. To date the greatest effort has focused on the orders Hymenoptera and Coleoptera. Specimens in the collection come from around the world, but the traditional geographical emphasis has been on the Midwestern and Southwestern United States.

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 661,606 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.

Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Johnson N (2024). Triplehorn Insect Collection, The Ohio State University. Version 1.22. Museum of Biological Diversity, The Ohio State University. Occurrence dataset. https://asc-ipt.asc.ohio-state.edu/mbd/resource?r=osuc_ipt&v=1.22

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Museum of Biological Diversity, The Ohio State University. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 84ab7b76-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a.  Museum of Biological Diversity, The Ohio State University publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF-US.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Norman Johnson
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Professor and Director
The Ohio State University
1315 Kinnear Road
43212 Columbus
Ohio
US
Norm Johnson

Geographic Coverage

Specimens come from around the world. Historically, the emphasis has been on insects from the Midwestern and Southwestern United States.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-53.794, -179.97], North East [81.522, 179.983]

Taxonomic Coverage

The collection houses specimens of all orders of insects. The particular strengths are in the orders Coleoptera, Hemiptera, and Hymenoptera.

Collection Data

Collection Name Triplehorn Insect Collection
Collection Identifier OSUC
Specimen preservation methods Dried
Curatorial Units Count 4,000,000 +/- 50,000 Specimen

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 84ab7b76-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a
https://asc-ipt.asc.ohio-state.edu/mbd/resource?r=osuc_ipt