European Groundwater Crustacea Database

The European groundwater crustacean data set (EGCD) comprises a total of 21,700 occurrence data collectively representing 12 orders, 46 families, 165 genera and 1,570 species and subspecies of obligate groundwater Crustacea in Europe

More information on this dataset can be found in the Freshwater Metadatabase - BF73 (

Data and Resources

Additional Info

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Last Updated June 23, 2017, 14:46 (UTC)
Created June 23, 2017, 14:46 (UTC)
Bbox east long 36.64
Bbox north lat 70.68
Bbox south lat 35.04
Bbox west long -21.99
Contact email
Dataset language eng
Dataset reference date 2013-01-01
Dataset reference type publication
Guid BF73
Licence The EGCD was first assembled in February 2012. This data set derives from the assembly of 4 individual databases: 1) Niphargidae (authors: C. Fiser & M. Zagmajster); 2) Copepoda (authors: D. Galassi & F. Stoch); 3) Ostracoda (author: P. Marmonier); 4) Other crustacean groups (authors: D. Eme & F. Malard). Yet, full access to the EGCD is not possible but request to use individual databases can be addressed directly to the authors.
Metadata date 2014-08-21
Metadata language eng
Resource type dataset
Responsible party UMR CNRS 5023 - LEHNA Université Claude Bernard - Lyon 1 - Bat. Forel (403)
Responsible party role Principal Investigator
Spatial data type Polygon
Spatial harvester true
Temporal extent begin 1836-01-01T00:00:00
Temporal extent end 2012-12-31T00:00:00
Topic category biota, inlandWaters
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harvest_source_id 65f99de1-ecac-4e1d-9081-b5dcd8eedffd
harvest_source_title fip-mdb

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