R. L. McGregor Herbarium Lichen Collection

Latest version published by University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute on Nov 1, 2021 University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute

The R. L. McGregor Herbarium Lichen Collection houses approximately 45,000 specimens of lichens and allied fungi. The collection is focused on the Central Grassland region of North America, with specimens from the Great Plains comprising the majority of the collection.

Data Records

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 36,411 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.

Downloads

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 36,411 records in English (4 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (7 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

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

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

KANU Lichen Collection

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute. 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: 95c80a78-f762-11e1-a439-00145eb45e9a.  University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.

Keywords

Specimen; Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Andrew Bentley
Bioinformatics Manager
University of Kansas, Biodiversity Institute 1345 Jayhawk Boulevard 66045 Lawrence KS US +01 785-864-3863
https://biodiversity.ku.edu/botany

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Caleb Morse
Collection Manager
University of Kansas, Biodiversity Institute R.L. McGregor Herbarium, Bridwell Botanical Research Lab, 2045 Constant Ave. 66045 Lawrence KS US +01 (785) 864-4493
https://biodiversity.ku.edu/botany

Who filled in the metadata:

Caleb Morse
Collection Manager
University of Kansas, Biodiversity Institute R.L. McGregor Herbarium, Bridwell Botanical Research Lab, 2045 Constant Ave. 66045 Lawrence KS US +01 (785) 864-4493
https://.biodiversity.ku.edu/botany

Who else was associated with the resource:

Curator
Craig Freeman
Curator-in-Charge
University of Kansas, Biodiversity Institute R.L. McGregor Herbarium, Bridwell Botanical Research Lab, 2045 Constant Ave. 66045 Lawrence KS US +01 (785) 864-3453
https://biodiversity.ku.edu/botany

Geographic Coverage

The majority of the collection represents the lichen flora of the grassland biome of central North America.

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Arthoniomycetes,  Eurotiomycetes,  Lecanoromycetes,  Lichinomycetes,  Dothideomycetes,  Sordariomycetes