Senckenberg Research

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lumbricidae enchytraeidae Anatonchus_tridentatus oppiella nova neojordensia_levis collembola Chilopoda_Cryptops parisi ommatoiulus sabulosus (L.,1758) Trachelipus_ratzeburgi
– Personal data –
Name Datatype Description
Person type List shows whether the person object is a (natural) person, an institution or a project
Surname Text When name changed, not adapted here, but insert new person and give link in Synonym person
First name Text  
Title Text  
E-Mail address Text  
Phone number Text  
Address Text  
Remarks person Text  
Name Datatype Description
Source type List  
Parent source Reference e.g. the journal containing a paper, the book containing a chapter, the book series containing a book, the collection containing a specimen
Title Text  
Observation supplemented by Reference If the input data are scattered to more than one source, this should be the main source. It will point to the supplement sources. This way data duplication is avoided, if aggregated data from a publication refers to the same data as a table of raw data. A note of special data (e.g. about vegetation) from another source is correctly given in the remarks field.
Share holders Reference authors, editors, customers, collectors, projects, owners, etc. with their role and position within a list
Keywords Text Multiple keywords separated by ";"
Source specifics List essentially also keywords, but with a systematic formation of groups of sources; The specifics of the list may be given for each taxon. For example, a publication contains the first description of a species A. b., and additional ecological data for all taxa.
Summary Text the abstract for literature, the label's text for specimen
Copies Reference  
Remarks source Text  
Name Datatype Description
Language List the language the document is published in
Subtitle Text  
Paralllel/ Original title Text e.g. the untransribed title of the paper, or a parallel name of the journal
Abbreviation Text abbr. of a journal's name, multiple abbreviations separated by ";"
Publication year Text  
Publisher Reference  
IS number Text ISBN, or ISSN; multiple numbers separated by ";"
DOI number Text Digital Object Identifier
Edition Text  
Volume Text Volume number
Issue Text  
Page(s) Text Page ranges; multiple ranges separated by ";"; if necessary table numbers
Chapter Text  
Collection/Collection object
Name Datatype Description
Acquisition date Date  
Acquisition type List  
Ex collection Text specimen was extracted from n.n.'s collection
Adoption date Date date of adoption of a specimen into the collection
Name Datatype Description
Name publisher Text  
Place Text  
Country List  
Name Datatype Description
Link Text when online available, also for extending information
Inventory number Text Librarian, or collection, or catalogue number
Inventory number obsolete Text old, or obsolete Librarian, or collection, or catalogue number; multiple numbers, separated by ";"
Count Text not for digital copies, survey not possible
Format Text e.g. digital copy, offprint, hard cover, etc.
Language copy List not only, if different from source
Contact Reference owning person (preferably for literature), location (preferably for specimen)
Lent to Text Person, or institution, where the copy/ specimen is lent to, preferably including address
Date of lending Date  
Date of return Date when required, an automatic reminder to the person in charge can be sent
Remarks copy Text  
Name Datatype Description
A-Taxon Reference obsolete or non-used name
B-Taxon Reference recent or used name
Synonym type List Quality of synonymy
Source Reference Where is the synonymy published?
Remarks copy Text  
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