Definition: The specific description of the place. Less specific geographic information can be provided in other geographic terms (higherGeography, continent, country, stateProvince, county, municipality, waterBody, island, islandGroup). This term may contain information modified from the original to correct perceived errors or standardize the description.
Comment: Example: "Bariloche, 25 km NNE via Ruta Nacional 40 (=Ruta 237)"
Ontology Description: http://darwincore.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/terms/index.htm
Ontology Source: http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/rdf/dwcterms.rdf
Definition: The institution that holds a type specimen for a given species. The recommended best practice is to use the identifier in a collections registry such as the Biodiversity Collections Index (http://www.biodiversitycollectionsindex.org/).
Definition: Australian Museum (AM), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Includes Arachnology, Entomology, Malacology, Marine Invertebrate, Herpetology, Ichthyology, Mammalogy, and Ornithology collections. All catalogued as one collection.
URL for main institutional website: http://www.australianmuseum.net.au
URL for institutional specimen catalog: http://collections.australianmuseum.net.au/amweb/pages/am/Query.php
Definition: A list (concatenated and separated) of nomenclatural types (type status, typified scientific name, publication) applied to the subject.
Comment: The recommended best practice is to separate the values with a vertical bar (' | '). Examples: "holotype of Ctenomys sociabilis. Pearson O. P., and M. I. Christie. 1985. Historia Natural, 5(37):388", "holotype of Pinus abies | holotype of Picea abies". For discussion see http://terms.tdwg.org/wiki/dwc:typeStatus
Definition: The one specimen or other element used or designated by the original author at the time of publication of the original description as the nomenclatural type of a species or infraspecific taxon. A holotype may be 'explicit' if it is clearly stated in the originating publication or 'implicit' if it is the single specimen proved to have been in the hands of the originating author when the description was published. [Zoo./Bot./Bio.]