Dataset Details - Historic Reference to the Grey Wolf (Canis lupus) in Ireland
A collation of references to wolves in Ireland from reports, documents and other written sources
To research the natural and cultural history of the grey wolf in Ireland
Information collated from written sources by Dr. Kieran Hickey, and digitised by the National Biodiversity Data Centre
The island of Ireland
1567 to 1786
All references are considered authentic
Comprehensive review of references from documentation and includes all that can be assigned a georeference (even if that georeference is approximate). There are additional references to wolves, but these refer to larger geographic areas, such as regions or counties
More information on wolves in Ireland is presented in Hickey, K. (2011) Wolves in Ireland - a natural and cultural history. Open Air, Dublin
Restricted (Data can be viewed on the mapping system but is not available for download)
Dr. Kieran Hickey, Historic Reference to the Grey Wolf (Canis lupus) in Ireland, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 23 July 2019, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/248>
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
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|Grid reference comment||An explanatory note on the grid reference associated with each record|
|Record comment||A comment associated with any individual record|
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