Dataset Details - Distribution Atlas of Butterflies in Ireland 1979 (An Foras Forbartha)
Butterfly distribution in Ireland
To understand geographic distribution of butterflies in Ireland
Casual field observations
The island of Ireland
1940 to 1979
The data would have been checked by staff of the Biological Records Centre (An Foras Forbartha) when received from recorders.
Records from Michael O'Meara and Ken Bond were removed from the dataset, as their records are already available as separate surveys on the system.
The records were published as Ní Lamhna, E. (1980) Distribution atlas of butterflies in Ireland. Irish Biological Records Centre, Dublin.
Open (Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0)
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Distribution Atlas of Butterflies in Ireland 1979 (An Foras Forbartha), National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 26 August 2019, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/94>
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
|Vice-county||The name of the Watsonian (botanical) vice-county within which the record was made|
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