Class: Dwca::GbifProfile::TypeSpecimen

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
show all
Defined in:
lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb

Instance Attribute Summary (collapse)

Instance Attribute Details

- (String) bibliographicCitation

bibliographicCitation (purl.org/dc/terms/bibliographicCitation)

A text string citating the described specimen. Often found in taxonomic treatments and frequently based on institution code and catalog number.

Example: Iraq: Mosul: Jabal Khantur prope Sharanish N. Zakho, in fissures rupium calc., 1200 m, Rech. 12083 (W!).

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 25

def bibliographicCitation
  @bibliographicCitation
end

- (String) catalogNumber

catalogNumber (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/catalogNumber)

An identifier (preferably unique) for the record within the data set or collection.

Examples: “2008.1334”, “145732a”, “145732”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 62

def catalogNumber
  @catalogNumber
end

- (String) collectionCode

collectionCode (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/collectionCode)

The name, acronym, coden, or initialism identifying the collection or data set from which the record was derived.

Examples: “Mammals”, “Hildebrandt”, “eBird”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 53

def collectionCode
  @collectionCode
end

- (String) identificationRemarks

identificationRemarks (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/identificationRemarks)

Information regarding the basis of the identification or designation (in the case of type species and type genera)

Example: by monotypy

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 120

def identificationRemarks
  @identificationRemarks
end

- (String) institutionCode

institutionCode (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/institutionCode)

The name (or acronym) in use by the institution having custody of the object(s) or information referred to in the record.

Examples: “MVZ”, “FMNH”, “AKN-CLO”, “University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP)”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 44

def institutionCode
  @institutionCode
end

- (Object) locality

locality (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/locality)

The location where the specimen was collected. In case of type specimens the type locality.

Example: Iraq: Mosul: Jabal Khantur prope Sharanish N. Zakho, in fissures rupium calc., 1200 m



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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 129

def locality
  @locality
end

- (String) occurrenceID

occurrenceID (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/occurrenceID)

An identifier for the specimen, preferably a resolvable globally unique identifier.

Example: sweetgum.nybg.org/vh/specimen.php?irn=793312

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 34

def occurrenceID
  @occurrenceID
end

- (String) recordedBy

recordedBy (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/recordedBy)

The primary collector or observer, especially one who applies a personal identifier (recordNumber), should be listed first.

Example: KH Rechinger

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 148

def recordedBy
  @recordedBy
end

- (String) scientificName

scientificName (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/scientificName)

The scientific name as which this specimen has been identified in the collection/source. Not necessarily the same as the scientific name in the core file.

Example: “Ctenomys sociabilis“ ”Roptrocerus typographi (Györfi, 1952)“

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 103

def scientificName
  @scientificName
end

- (String) sex

sex (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/sex)

The sex of the specimen being referenced.

Vocabulary: rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/gbif/life_stage.xml

Example: male

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 139

def sex
  @sex
end

- (String) source

source (purl.org/dc/terms/source)

Source reference for this type record. Can be proper publication citation, a webpage URL, etc.

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 155

def source
  @source
end

- (String) taxonID

taxonID (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/taxonID)

The first field in the data file should be the taxonID representing the taxon in the core data file to which this specimen record points. This identifier provides the link between the core data record and the extension record.

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 14

def taxonID
  @taxonID
end

- (String) taxonRank

taxonRank (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/taxonRank)

The rank of the taxon bearing the scientific name

Example: “subspecies”, “varietas”, “forma”, “species”, “genus”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 111

def taxonRank
  @taxonRank
end

- (String) typeDesignatedBy

typeDesignatedBy (rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/typeDesignatedBy)

The citation of the publication where the type designation is found

Examples: Vachal, J. (1897) Éclaircissements sur de genre Scrapter et description d’une espéce nouvelle de Dufourea. Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France, 1897, 61–64.

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 93

def typeDesignatedBy
  @typeDesignatedBy
end

- (String) typeDesignationType

typeDesignationType (rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/typeDesignationType)

The reason why this specimen or name is designated as a type.

Vocabulary: rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/gbif/type_designation_type.xml

Examples: monotypy, original designation, tautonomy

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 83

def typeDesignationType
  @typeDesignationType
end

- (String) typeStatus

typeStatus (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/typeStatus)

The type status of the specimen. Preferrably taken from a vocabulary like rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/gbif/type_status.xml

Vocabulary: rs.gbif.org/vocabulary/gbif/type_status.xml

Example: “holotype” “syntype” “lectotype”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 73

def typeStatus
  @typeStatus
end

- (String) verbatimEventDate

verbatimEventDate (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/verbatimEventDate)

The date when the specimen was collected

Example: “spring 1910”, “Marzo 2002”, “1999-03-XX”, “17IV1934”

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 163

def verbatimEventDate
  @verbatimEventDate
end

- (String) verbatimLabel

verbatimLabel (rs.gbif.org/terms/1.0/verbatimLabel)

The full, verbatim text from the specimen label

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 169

def verbatimLabel
  @verbatimLabel
end

- (String) verbatimLatitude

verbatimLatitude (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/verbatimLatitude)

The geographic latitude

Example: 41 05 54.03S

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 185

def verbatimLatitude
  @verbatimLatitude
end

- (String) verbatimLongitude

verbatimLongitude (rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/verbatimLongitude)

The geographic longitude

Example: 121d 10' 34 W

Returns:

  • (String)


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# File 'lib/dwca/gbif_profile/type_specimen.rb', line 177

def verbatimLongitude
  @verbatimLongitude
end