Dataset Details - Hoverflies (Syrphidae) of Ireland
Data on the distribution of Irish hoverflies collected primarily by Dr Martin Speight & Dr Tom Gittings, and collated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre
24/10/2012
12/03/2018
Understanding the geographic distribution of syrphids (hoverflies) in Ireland.
Field observations and malaise trapping. Supported by specimens in some cases.
Island of Ireland.
1900s to present
All data has been validated by an expert (either Dr Martin Speight or Dr Tom Gittings).
This dataset is continually updated with new records
http://pollinators.biodiversityireland.ie/
Dr Martin Speight & Dr Tom Gittings, Hoverflies (Syrphidae) of Ireland, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 16 July 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/159>
Dataset species distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
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Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
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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).
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Dataset Contacts
Úna Fitzpatrick
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Beechfield House, WIT West Campus, Carriganore, Waterford
051 306240
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day Range 20669
Day 14017
Month 159
Year 102
Year Range 16
1891
2017
Record Statistics

34963

2591

184

16

Resolution No. records
100m 25036
1km 9066
2km 0
10km 861
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
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
Foraging on The plant on which the species was observed to be foraging at the time the obervation was made.
Habitat description A description of the habitat in which the organism was recorded
Identification literature used Citation of the literature used to indentify the species.
Life stage A description of the life stage of the organism recorded
Record comment A comment associated with any individual record
Sampling method Description of the sampling method employed to make the record
Sex The sex of the organism if known
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).
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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