Dataset Details - Moths Ireland
Ireland's moths (Lepidoptera)
To provide lepidopterists and scientists with a distribution map of moth species and encourage future mapping.
Records were submitted by a variety of volunteers and professionals. Most records are from light traps.
The island of Ireland.
1861 to 2010
All data validated and verified by MothsIreland
The dataset is complete.
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
MothsIreland, Moths Ireland, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 03 March 2024, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/143>
Dataset species distribution
Terrestrial Map - 10kmDistribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Marine Map - 50KmDistribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Dataset record distribution
Terrestrial Map - 10kmDistribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Marine Map - 50KmDistribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
Records per year
Species per year
|Measure of abundance of the organism recorded
|The name of the person(s) who verified the identification - used for verify records of difficult taxa
|A description of the life stage of the organism recorded
|Description of the sampling method employed to make the record
|The sex of the organism if known
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