Biota of New Zealand

Biota of New Zealand provides access to taxonomic and nomenclature data associated with Aotearoa – New Zealand’s biodiversity collections of fungi, land invertebrates and plants. Biota of New Zealand also covers some virus and bacteria that are found in, or relevant to, Aotearoa – New Zealand. Taxonomic information includes taxonomic descriptions, current scientific name and synonyms, vernacular names, place in the higher classification, and bio-status details including origin and occurrence. The resource also provides identification keys and images of the taxon or associated specimens.
Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Categories: Land, Biodiversity
Keywords: Terrestrial plants, Land, Fungi, Micro organisms, Biodiversity, Land invertebrates, Plant pathogens, Plants
Data Quality
Parameter Score Description
Accessible (AC) Good Data are accessible from a public facing server
Common Format (CF) Good Data are available in a commonly used format (syntax)
Data Lineage Statement (DL) Good Data are well described in terms of their origins, modifications and processing history
Data Quality Statement (DQ) Good Data are well described in terms of their content quality, completeness and consistency
Governance (GO) Good The contributing organisation (CRI) has ownership or recognised stewardship of the data
Identifiers (ID) Good Both metadata and the data are described with a unique identifier
Terms of use (TU) Good A data licence is easily accessible and understandable
Last Updated (LU) Good A last updated statement is available