Echinoderms Collection - National Museum of Natural History, Chile

Latest version published by Museo Nacional de Historia Natural on Nov 22, 2018 Museo Nacional de Historia Natural

The aim is to provide a general view of the Chilean and Antarctic Echinoderms Collection of the National Museum of Natural History, Chile. The data set 1504 records of 117 species collected from 1853 to 2018. These species belong to the five classes of Phylum Echinodermata: Crinoidea (1), Asteroidea (64), Ophiuroidea (27), Echinoidea (18) and Holothuroidea (7). There are both dry and alcohol-preserved 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 1,504 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.

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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Martínez A, Merino C (2018): Echinoderms Collection - National Museum of Natural History, Chile. v1.2. Museo Nacional de Historia Natural. Dataset/Occurrence. http://gbif-chile.mma.gob.cl/ipt/resource?r=echinoderms_mnhncl&v=1.2

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Museo Nacional de Historia Natural. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 28205d79-fe89-4007-8fc9-834bc52d4c70.  Museo Nacional de Historia Natural publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Chile.

Keywords

Echinodermata; Echinoderms; Biological collections; Marine Invertebrates; MNHNCL; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Andrea Martínez
Head Curator at Invertebrates Zoology Department
National Museum of Natural History Interior Parque Quinta normal S/N 8350452 Santiago Santiago CL +56226804668
http://www.mnhn.cl/sitio/
Catalina Merino
Collection Manager at Invertebrates Zoology Department
National Museum of Natural History Interior Parque Quinta normal S/N 8350452 Santiago Santiago CL +56226804640
http://www.mnhn.cl/sitio/

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Andrea Martínez
Head Curator at Invertebrates Zoology Department
National Museum of Natural History Interior Parque Quinta normal S/N 8350452 Santiago Santiago CL +56226804668
http://www.mnhn.cl/sitio/

Who filled in the metadata:

Andrea Martínez
Head Curator at Invertebrates Zoology Department
National Museum of Natural History Interior Parque Quinta normal S/N 8350452 Santiago Santiago CL +56226804668
http://www.mnhn.cl/sitio/
Catalina Merino
Collection Manager at Invertebrates Zoology Department
National Museum of Natural History Interior Parque Quinta normal S/N 8350452 Santiago Santiago CL +56226804640
http://www.mnhn.cl/sitio/

Geographic Coverage

Samples were collected from marine habitats within the Chilean territory also includes specimens from Antarctica

Bounding Coordinates South West [-75, -109], North East [-18, -26]

Taxonomic Coverage

The present dataset reports occurrences of the Phylum Echinodermata at genus or species level.

Phylum  Echinodermata (Echinoderms)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1856-01-01 / 2018-10-12

Project Data

No Description available

Title Echinoderms Collection - National Museum of Natural History, Chile
Identifier CESP2017-0007

The personnel involved in the project:

Andrea Martínez

Collection Data

Collection Name Echinoderms Collection - National Museum of Natural History, Chile
Collection Identifier Echinoderms Collection
Parent Collection Identifier Invertebrates Zoology Collection
Specimen preservation methods Alcohol,  Dried
Curatorial Units Between 1 and 164 specimens

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Martínez, A., Merino-Yunnissi, C. & Mutschke, E. (2018). Publicación Ocasional 68: New catalogue for the Echinoderms housed in the collection of Invertebrate Zoology Department at the National Museum of Natural History, Chile. Publicación Ocasional del Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, (), 1-88. Disponible en http://publicaciones.mnhn.cl/668/w3-article-88150.html

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 28205d79-fe89-4007-8fc9-834bc52d4c70
http://gbif-chile.mma.gob.cl/ipt/resource?r=echinoderms_mnhncl