Sperm morphology of 264 songbird species

Latest version published by Natural History Museum, University of Oslo on Jan 28, 2020 Natural History Museum, University of Oslo

Sperm morphology for 125 Afrotropical and 139 Northern temperate species of songbirds, utilized in comparative analyses in the paper “Sperm size variation among Afrotropical songbirds as adaptations to the tropical environment” by Omotoriogun et al., 2020. The value in otherCatalogNumbers is an ID number for an internal Sperm Morhology Database and can be used to retrieve the original measurements. Note that in order to download the measurements themselves the source archive must be downloaded from the IPT https://ipt.gbif.no/archive.do?r=sperm-morphology-songbirds.

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 2,937 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.

  • Occurrence (core)
    2937
  • MeasurementOrFact 
    14685

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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Versions

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Omotoriogun T C, Albrecht T, Gohli J, Hořák D, Johannessen L E, Johnsen A, Kreisinger J, Marki P Z, Ottosson U, Rowe M, Sedláček O, Lifjeld J T (2019). Sperm morphology of 264 songbird species. Version 1.5. Natural History Museum, University of Oslo. Occurrence dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/rw4lcz accessed via GBIF.org on 2019-12-19.

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Natural History Museum, University of Oslo. 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: 051d8004-3568-4be9-852f-f6dc3413045c.  Natural History Museum, University of Oslo publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Norway.

Keywords

Occurrence

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Taiwo C. Omotoriogun
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo NO
Tomáš Albrecht
Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic CZ
Jostein Gohli
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo NO
David Hořák
Faculty of Science, Charles University CZ
Lars Erik Johannessen
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo NO
Arild Johnsen
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo NO
Jakub Kreisinger
Faculty of Science, Charles University CZ
Petter Z. Marki
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo NO
Ulf Ottosson
A.P. Leventis Ornithological Research Institute, University of Jos NG
Melissah Rowe
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo NO
Ondřej Sedláček
Faculty of Science, Charles University CZ
Jan T. Lifjeld
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo NO

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Taiwo C. Omotoriogun
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo NO

Who filled in the metadata:

Lars Erik Johannessen

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Rukaya Johaadien

Geographic Coverage

Includes samples mainly from Nigeria and Cameroon in Africa, northeastern Canada and Europe

Bounding Coordinates South West [4, -80], North East [71, 46]

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 051d8004-3568-4be9-852f-f6dc3413045c
https://ipt.gbif.no/resource?r=sperm-morphology-songbirds