Welcome to COLOtsuka Specimen Database Based on the Coleoptera Collection Collected in Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu by Mr. Isao Otsuka !
A database COLOtsuka is a specimen database based on the Coleoptera collection collected in Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu by the late Mr. Isao Otsuka. The collection was donated to the Kyushu University Museum. Mr. Otsuka mainly studied and constructed a vast general collection of insects of Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu, western Japan. The total number of specimens at present is 79,282 (January 5, 2016). Each record consists of 19 items according to a format of the Darwin Core of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), such as scientific name, country, collecting locality, collecting date, collector, etc.
The COLOtsuka is managed by a text database management system SIGMA.
The COLOtsuka file is supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results (Head Investigator: Osamu Tadauchi) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
The use of data in this database is free of charge if the objective is academic study or educational purposes.
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Data and Tags are the Following 19 items.
|2.||(DATE)||Date Last Modified|
|7.||(BR)||Basis of Record|
|15.||(AU)||Scientific Name Author|
|Date Last Modified|
|Scientific Name||Propylea japonica|
|Basis of Record|
|Scientific Name Author||Thunberg|
|Locality||Obiyama, Kumamoto-ken, Kyushu|
Tadauchi, O., C. Hirosawa, H. Inoue, T. Sugimoto, R. Murao, N. Takahashi, S. Sato, K. Mitai and Y. Hara, 2009. Specimen database AIIC, Asian insect information center database, based on types and normal specimens collected in Asia and the Pacific Area, Part 1. Esakia, (49): 1-5.
Entomology Database Project Group (Head: O. Tadauchi, Editors: M. Maruyama, M. Uchino, H. Konishi, C. Nakamura, System administrator: H. Inoue, F. Kamitomo) holds the copyright on the entomology database COLOtsuka.
Inquiries and Comments about COLOtsuka should be the following E-mail Address
Faculty of Agriculture,
Japan E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Asian Insect Information Center (AIIC)
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