From 2002 to 2007 volunteer butterfly enthusiasts spent thousands of hours in the field in an effort to record the status and distribution of Vermont butterflies, the first systematic statewide butterfly atlas to be undertaken. As part of this atlas, historic records were digitized from regional collections. In 2004, we examined and digitized all of the butterflies and giant silk moths in the UVM Entomology Research Laboratory Collection for this effort.
The data in this occurrence 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 531 records.
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.
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
McFarland K (2022): Historic Butterfly Specimens in the UVM Entomology Research Laboratory Collection Digitized for the Vermont Butterfly Atlas. v1.0. Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt.vtatlasoflife.org/resource?r=uvmerlleps&v=1.0
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This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: b31b2011-dd5f-48ee-ae46-0f8e809c87aa. Vermont Center for Ecostudies publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.
State of Vermont, United States
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [42.553, -73.784], North East [45.12, -71.235]|
Butterflies and Giant Silk Moths in Vermont
|Family||Saturniidae (giant silk moths)|
|Title||Vermont Atlas of Life|
|Study Area Description||State of Vermont|
The personnel involved in the project:
|Study Extent||State of Vermont|
Method step description:
|Collection Name||University of Vermont Entomological Laboratory|
- McFarland, K.P. and S. Zahendra. 2010. The Vermont Butterfly Survey, 2002 – 2007: A Final Report to the Natural Heritage Information Project of the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife. 298 pp. dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.827269.v1