The electronic catalog of the entomology collection at the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.
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 316,342 records.
2 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.
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.
The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.
How to cite
Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Grinter C, Fong J (2023). CAS Entomology (ENT). Version 6.245. California Academy of Sciences. Occurrence dataset. http://ipt.calacademy.org:8080/resource?r=ent&v=6.245
Researchers should respect the following rights statement:
The publisher and rights holder of this work is California Academy of Sciences. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.
This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 14f3151a-e95d-493c-a40d-d9938ef62954. California Academy of Sciences publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.
Occurrence; Specimen; Occurrence
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The collection contains specimens from around the world.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-70, -180], North East [70, 180]|
Arthropod animals commonly known as insects, spiders, centipedes, and millipedes (phylum Arthropoda; classes Arachnida, Insecta, Chilopoda).
|Class||Insecta (insects), Arachnida (spiders), Chilopoda|
|Collection Identifier||CASENT, CASLOT|
|Parent Collection Identifier||CAS|
|Specimen preservation methods||Pinned|