Dataset Details - Butterflies of Ireland
Irish butterflies.
24/11/2011
08/10/2018
To better understand the geographical distribution and ecology of Irish butterflies and to help with their conservation
Data are casual records sent in by the public to the National Biodiversity Data Centre.
The island of Ireland
2010 to present
All data validated by Dr Tomas Murray or Dr Liam Lysaght
Complete
N/A
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Butterflies of Ireland, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 13 November 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/116>
Dataset species distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Live Map

Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Live Map
Dataset record distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Live Map

Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Live Map
Dataset Contacts
Tomás Murray
National Biodiversity Data Centre, WIT West Campus, Waterford
+353 51 306240
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 50104
Day Range 27
1969
2018
Record Statistics

50131

9018

38

4

Resolution No. records
100m 43355
1km 6763
2km 2
10km 11
50km 0
Surveys
SurveyId Title Data Capture Period Species Records
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Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Abundance Measure of abundance of the organism recorded
Common name The common name of the taxon
County Name of administrative county within which the record was made
Determiner name The name of the person(s) who verified the identification - used for verify records of difficult taxa
Habitat description A description of the habitat in which the organism was recorded
Life stage Indication of the life stage of the organism recorded
Survey name Survey name Name of survey if the record was made as part of a specific survey (including collections of casual observations and other loose assemblages of data)
Vice-county The name of the Watsonian (botanical) vice-county within which the record was made
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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