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Data for "Global distribution of microwhip scorpions (Arachnida: Palpigradi)"

posted on 29.01.2021, 07:40 by Stefano MammolaStefano Mammola, Maysa Fernanda Villela Rezende Souza, Marco Isaia, Rodrigo Ferreira
Occurrences used in the analysis (Occurrence_points.csv) and dataset for calculating the species-people correlation (Sampling_bias.csv). Note that a curated distribution database of palpigrades will be published in an associated data paper (Souza et al., in preparation).

Both database are semicolon-delimited (;) csv tables.

Variables explanation:

GenSp = Genus and species;

GenSp2_clean = Cleaned Genus and species as used in the analysis;

Ecology = either soil- or cave-dwelling; see main text for details

Alien = is the occurrence referring to an human-transported record? Note that all occurrence labelled as Aline = "yes" have been excluded for the analysis.

Locality = Verbatim locality;

Country = Country of the locality;

Continent = Continent of the locality;

x & y = WGS84 decimal degrees coordinates.

Further information on the different variables are in the main text.

Mammola S, Souza MVR, Isaia M, Ferreira RL (2021). Global distribution of microwhip scorpions (Arachnida: Palpigradi). Journal of biogeography.


European Commission, Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions individual fellowships (Grant no. 882221) ; Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq grant no. 308334/2018-3)


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