Data Usage Guidelines

By downloading data, the user confirms that he/she has read and agrees with the general data usage terms. Note that additional terms of use specific to the individual collections may be distributed with the data download. When present, the terms supplied by the owning institution should take precedence over the general terms posted on the website.
Download Specimen Records
Symbiota Native
Symbiota native is very similar to Darwin Core except with the addtion of a few fields such as substrate, associated collectors, verbatim description.
Darwin Core
Darwin Core (DwC) is a TDWG endorsed exchange standard specifically for biodiversity datasets. For more information on what data fields are included in DwC, visit the DwC Quick Reference Guide.
*What is Darwin Core?
Data Extensions:
include Determination History
include Image Records
*Output must be a compressed archive
File Format:
Comma Delimited (CSV)
Tab Delimited
Character Set:
ISO-8859-1 (western)
UTF-8 (unicode)
Compressed ZIP file