Water Bug (aquatic Heteroptera) data for Britain
The records in this dataset come from two sources (loaded to the NBN Gateway as two separate surveys):<BR><BR>
1) Aquatic Heteroptera Recording Scheme data collected mainly by volunteers and extracted from Thomas Huxley's database. (He was the previous Scheme Organiser). <br><br>
2) Professionally-collected records from Lincolnshire provided by Richard Chadd of the Environment Agency.
For more details use the <i>Surveys</i> link on your left
Great Britain. There is reasonable coverage of England, Scotland and Wales, including good coverage of the East of England. There are no records in Ireland.
To provide distribution data about the species of Aquatic Heteroptera known to breed in Britain.
Most Aquatic Heteroptera Recording Scheme records were provided electronically and were subject to validation and consultation with the Scheme Organiser at the time, Thomas Huxley. The current Scheme Organiser is Sheila Brooke, who liaises with Bernard Nau, Organiser of the Terrestrial Scheme.<br><br>
All of Richard Chadd's records were provided electronically and subject to analytical quality assurance processes and consultation with established experts (Sheila Brooke and Bernard Nau of the Aquatic Heteroptera Recording Scheme).
See <i>Surveys</i> link
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