Species Profile

gbif:SpeciesProfile

A basic species profile with characteristics in addition to textural description which are covered by the description extension.

Keywords: dwc:Taxon

Link: http://rs.gbif.org/extension/gbif/1.0/speciesprofile.xml


Properties



isMarine
a boolean flag indicating whether the taxon is a marine organism, i.e. can be found in/above sea water
Examples: TRUE
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/isMarine
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
isFreshwater
a boolean flag indicating whether the taxon occurrs in freshwater habitats, i.e. can be found in/above rivers or lakes
Examples: TRUE
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/isFreshwater
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
isTerrestrial
a boolean flag indicating the taxon is a terrestial organism, i.e. occurs on land as opposed to the sea
Examples: false
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/isTerrestrial
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
isInvasive
Flag indicating a species known to be invasive/alien in some are of the world. Detailed native and introduced distribution areas can be published with the distribution extension.
Examples: TRUE
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/isInvasive
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
isHybrid
Flag indicating a hybrid organism. This does not have to be reflected in the name, but can be based on other studies like chromosome numbers etc
Examples: TRUE
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/isHybrid
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
isExtinct
Flag indicating an extinct organism. Details about the timeperiod the organism has lived in can be supplied below
Examples: TRUE
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/isExtinct
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
livingPeriod
The (geological) time a currently extinct organism is known to have lived. For geological times of fossils ideally based on a vocabulary like http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geologic_column
Examples: Cretaceous
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/livingPeriod
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
ageInDays
Maximum observed age of an organism given as number of days
Examples: 5
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/ageInDays
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
sizeInMillimeters
Maximum observed size of an organism in millimeter. Can be either height, length or width, whichever is greater.
Examples: 1500
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/sizeInMillimeters
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
massInGrams
Maximum observed weight of an organism in grams.
Examples: 12
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/massInGrams
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
lifeForm
A term describing the growth/lifeform of an organism. Should be based on a vocabulary like RaunkiƦr for plants: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RaunkiƦr_plant_life-form. Recommended vocabulary: http://rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/gbif/life_form.xml
Examples: Phanerophyte
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/lifeForm
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
habitat
Comma seperated list of mayor habitat classification as defined by IUCN in which a species is known to exist: http://www.iucnredlist.org/static/major_habitats
Examples: "1.1"
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/habitat
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type IUCN Habitat Vocabulary
Requiredfalse
sex
Comma seperated list of known sexes to exist for this organism. Recommended vocabulary is: http://rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/gbif/sex.xml
Examples: "Male,Female"
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/sex
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
datasetID
An identifier for a subset of data.
See also http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/index.htm#datasetID
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/datasetID
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse