Dataset Details - Distribution Atlas of Butterflies in Ireland 1979 (An Foras Forbartha)
Butterfly distribution in Ireland
22/08/2011
12/03/2018
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 NĂ­ Lamhna, E. (1980) Distribution atlas of butterflies in Ireland. Irish Biological Records Centre, Dublin.
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Distribution Atlas of Butterflies in Ireland 1979 (An Foras Forbartha), National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 16 July 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/94>
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
Liam Lysaght
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Carriganore, WIT West Campus, Waterford
051 306240
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day Range 10235
Day 3292
1940
1984
Record Statistics

13527

1739

33

0

Resolution No. records
100m 1449
1km 2178
2km 0
10km 9900
50km 0
Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Vice-county The name of the Watsonian (botanical) vice-county within which the record was made
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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