Dataset Details - The Chironomidae (Diptera) of Ireland
The Chironomid fauna of Ireland
To increase knowledge of Chironomidae distribution and ecology in Ireland
Data collated from different sources, including field observations, historical published and un-published records.
The island of Ireland
Data quality is high - all records checked by Dr. Declan Murray
Complete. Majority of records have been published.
Records have been published in Murray, D. A.., Langton, P. H., O'Connor, J. P. & Ashe, P. J. (2013) Distribution records of Irish Chironomidae (Diptera): Part 1 – Buchonomyiinae, Podononminae, Tanypodinae, Telmatogetoninae, Diamesinae and Prodiamesinae. Bulletin of the Irish Biogeographical Society No. 37: 208-336.
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
University College Dublin, The Chironomidae (Diptera) of Ireland, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 04 February 2023, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/199>
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).
Dr. Declan Murray
Department of Zoology, School of Biology and Environmental Science, Unviersity College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4
Records per year
Species per year
|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|
|Source||Original source of data|
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