Dataset Details - Butterflies of Northern Ireland
Sightings of butterflies in Northern Ireland
15/02/2021
25/02/2021
To map the distribution of butterflies in Northern Ireland in order to identify key important sites and to enable changes in species' ranges to be identified for conservation action
Sightings of butterflies from casual observations and surveys, submitted by citizen scientists
Northern Ireland
1982 to present
All records have been validated and verified by the Northern Ireland Branch of Butterfly Conservation
Complete
Butterfly Conservation Northern Ireland Branch, Butterflies of Northern Ireland, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 08 March 2021, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/312>
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
Rachel Conway
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Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 44796
Day Range 584
Year 3
Month 1
1982
2020
Record Statistics

45384

2412

27

0

Resolution No. records
100m 40241
1km 5116
2km 0
10km 27
50km 0
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
Habitat description A description of the habitat in which the organism was recorded
Life stage Indication of the life stage of the organism recorded
Sex The sex of the organism if known
Source Original source of data
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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