Martha's Vineyard species checklist

Latest version published by Vermont Center for Ecostudies on Dec 12, 2022 Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Publication date:
12 December 2022
CC-BY 4.0

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 9,166 records in English (558 KB) - Update frequency: irregular
Metadata as an EML file download in English (6 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)


This is an initial Martha's Vineyard species checklist derived from GBIF Ocurrences. The initial purpose of this checklist is to create a datasetKey to be used by software to explore species found on Martha's Vineyard.

Data Records

The data in this checklist resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 9,166 records.

1 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

Taxon (core)

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.


The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Vermont Center for Ecostudies. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 298a29ef-a66a-4330-93a1-ea59482e25d9.  Vermont Center for Ecostudies publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF-US.


Checklist; Derivedfromoccurrence


Jason Loomis
  • Content Provider
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Software Developer
Vemont Center for Ecostudies
PO Box 420
05055 Norwich
(802) 649-1431

Geographic Coverage

This checklist covers the island of Martha's Vineyard

Bounding Coordinates South West [41.237, -70.845], North East [41.502, -70.411]

Project Data

No Description available

Title Martha's Vineyard Atlas of Life
Identifier MVAL

The personnel involved in the project:

Jason Loomis
  • Content Provider

Additional Metadata

Purpose The purpose of this checklist is to build software that uses it to explore species within a small geographic region.
Maintenance Description This checklist will be updated periodically to add vernacular names, fill-out upper taxa, and include new species discoveries in the region.
Alternative Identifiers 298a29ef-a66a-4330-93a1-ea59482e25d9