Types and Specimen

gbif:TypesAndSpecimen

An extension for specimens and types, including type specimens, type species and type genera and simple specimens unrelated to types.

Keywords: dwc:Taxon

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


Properties



typeStatus
The type status of the specimen, not used for type species or type genus
Examples: holotype, syntype, lectotype, type species
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/typeStatus
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type Nomenclatural Type Status Vocabulary
Requiredfalse
typeDesignationType
The reason why this specimen or name is designated as a type.
Examples: monotypy, original designation, tautonomy
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/typeDesignationType
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type Nomenclatural Type Designation Type Vocabulary
Requiredfalse
typeDesignatedBy
The citation of the publication where the type designation is found
Examples: Vachal, J. (1897) Éclaircissements sur de genre Scrapter et description d’une espéce nouvelle de Dufourea. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France, 1897, 61–64.
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/typeDesignatedBy
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
scientificName
In case of type specimens the scientific name originally used on the label. Not necessarily the same as the currently recognized name. In case of type species or genera it should be the species or genus name that typifies the higher taxon.
Examples: Ctenomys sociabilis" "Roptrocerus typographi (Györfi, 1952)"
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/scientificName
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
taxonRank
The rank of the taxon bearing the scientific name
Examples: species, genus, subspecies
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/taxonRank
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
bibliographicCitation
A text string citating the described specimen. Often found in taxonomic treatments and frequently based on institution code and catalog number.
Examples: Iraq: Mosul: Jabal Khantur prope Sharanish N. Zakho, in fissures rupium calc., 1200 m, Rech. 12083 (W!).
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/bibliographicCitation
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
occurrenceID
An identifier for the specimen, preferably a resolvable globally unique identifier.
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/occurrenceID
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
institutionCode
The name (or acronym) in use by the institution having custody of the object(s) or information referred to in the record.
Examples: "MVZ", "FMNH", "AKN-CLO", "University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP)"
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/institutionCode
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
collectionCode
The name, acronym, coden, or initialism identifying the collection or data set from which the record was derived.
Examples: "Mammals", "Hildebrandt", "eBird"
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/collectionCode
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
catalogNumber
An identifier (preferably unique) for the record within the data set or collection.
Examples: "2008.1334", "145732a", "145732"
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/catalogNumber
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
locality
The location where the the specimen was collected. In case of type specimens the type locality.
Examples: Iraq: Mosul: Jabal Khantur prope Sharanish N. Zakho, in fissures rupium calc., 1200 m
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/locality
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
sex
The sex of the specimen being referenced.
Examples: male
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/sex
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
recordedBy
The primary collector or observer, especially one who applies a personal identifier (recordNumber), should be listed first.
Examples: KH Rechinger
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/recordedBy
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
source
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/source
Namespacehttp://purl.org/dc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
verbatimEventDate
The date when the specimen was collected
Examples: "spring 1910", "Marzo 2002", "1999-03-XX", "17IV1934"
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/verbatimEventDate
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
verbatimLabel
The full, verbatim text from the specimen label
Examples:
Qualified Namehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/verbatimLabel
Namespacehttp://rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
verbatimLongitude
The geographic longitude
Examples: 121d 10' 34 W
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/verbatimLongitude
Namespacehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/
Data Type string
Requiredfalse
verbatimLatitude
The geographic latitude
Examples: 41 05 54.03S
Qualified Namehttp://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/verbatimLatitude
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