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IITA Cameroon Insect

Latest version published by IRAD Cameroun (Institut de Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement Cameroun) on Sep 1, 2014 IRAD Cameroun (Institut de Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement Cameroun)

Insect specimens collected mainly in the humid forest area of Cameroon using various trapping methods as light trap, bait traps, lure traps and incubation of infested plant material. This collection was setup in 2000 and comprises today more than 13500 mounted specimens.

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 1,249 records.

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Tindo, Maurice, Hanna Rachid, Fotso Kuaté A. Insect collection of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Cameroon Station.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is IRAD Cameroun (Institut de Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement Cameroun). publicdomain

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: a719e79b-d9c6-435b-bade-01b8fff20dc1.  IRAD Cameroun (Institut de Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement Cameroun) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Cameroon.

Keywords

Insect; Cameroon; Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Maurice Tindo
IITA BP 2008 Yaoundé Centre CM 22233474
http://iita.org

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Maurice Tindo
IITA BP 2008 Yaoundé Centre 22233474
http://iita.org

Who filled in the metadata:

Maurice Tindo
IITA BP 2008 Yaoundé Centre CM 22233474
http://iita.org

Who else was associated with the resource:

Author
Maurice Tindo
IITA BP 2008 Yaoundé Centre CM 22233474
iita.org
Author
Rachid Hanna
IITA BP 2008 Yaoundé Centre CM 22233474
iita.org

Geographic Coverage

Specimens mainly from humid forest zone of southern Cameroon but specimens from others ecosystem are included.

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

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 1999-01-01
Start Date / End Date 1999-01-01 / 2011-01-01

Project Data

No Description available

Title IITA insect collection Digit

The personnel involved in the project:

Metadata Provider
Maurice Tindo

Sampling Methods

Running light traps section, bait traps, collect and incubated attacked plant parts,

Study Extent Specimens mainly from humid forest zone of southern Cameroon but specimens from others ecosystem are included.

Additional Metadata

Please be aware…

Alternative Identifiers IITACollection
a719e79b-d9c6-435b-bade-01b8fff20dc1
http://lis-02.snv.jussieu.fr/ipt_cameroun/resource.do?r=iita_insect_collection