- Transects for dragonflies in Flanders, Belgium


Description - Transects for dragonflies in Flanders, Belgium is a sampling event dataset published by the Research Institute of Nature and Forest (INBO). It is part of the suite of monitoring networks for priority species in Flanders, in which data are collected at fixed locations using a standardized protocol ( This dataset contains transect data for 3 priority dragonfly species, as well as other dragonflies observed during sampling. Here it is published as a standardized Darwin Core Archive and includes for each sampling event an eventID, date, location and sampling protocol (in the event core), the length of the transect (in the measurement or fact extension) and for each occurrence an occurrenceID, the number of recorded individuals, status (present/absent), life stage, sex and scientific name (in the occurrence extension). Issues with the dataset can be reported at
Date made available15-Jun-2020
Temporal coverage1-Jan-2016 - 31-Dec-2018
Geographical coverageFlanders

Free keywords

  • Odonata, dragonflies, damselflies, monitoring, priority species, Flanders

Thematic List 2020

  • Data & infrastructure
  • Protected nature

Thematic list

  • Insects


  • monitoring network for policy support

Taxonomic list

  • dragonflies (Odonata)

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