Records of fauna and flora of Sumskyj district of Sumy region in 2022

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3 March 2023
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The database contains a list of species of animals, plants and fungi, that were recorded by the author in the Sumskyj district and occasionally other nearby districts in Sumy region during 2022.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 488 records.

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Parkhomenko V (2023): Records of fauna and flora of Sumskyj district of Sumy region in 2022. v1.1. Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO). Dataset/Occurrence.


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: e3c7d0a1-b8f5-4ed8-b830-96a873c6f937.  Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group (NGO) publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Participant Node Managers Committee.


Occurrence; Sumy; Sumskyj district; biodiversity; post-war period; deoccupied territories; animals; fauna; flora; Ukraine; 2022; Observation


Viktor Parkhomenko
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Ukrainian Nature Conservation Group
Oleksii Marushchak
  • Programmer
junior researcher
I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine
Vul. B. Khmelnytskogo, 15
01030 Kyiv

Geographic Coverage

The dataset consists of records made within Sumy administrative region of Ukraine.

Bounding Coordinates South West [50.099, 32.948], North East [52.376, 35.684]

Taxonomic Coverage

The dataset consists of records of animals (Animalia), plants (Plantae) and fungi (Fungi).

Kingdom Animalia, Fungi, Plantae
Phylum Annelida, Arthropoda, Chordata, Basidiomycota, Tracheophyta, Mollusca
Class Aves, Amphibia, Arachnida, Actinopterygii, Agaricomycetes, Bivalvia, Chilopoda, Clitellata, Gastropoda, Insecta, Liliopsida, Diplopoda, Magnoliopsida, Mammalia, Pinopsida, Polypodiopsida, Reptilia

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2022-04-14 / 2022-11-13

Project Data

The results of the project will be a backbone for establishment of new protected areas and Emerald Network sites, as well as for development of management plans for already existing protected areas. As a result, we will prepare documents for all the important sites identified and provide them directly to the Ministry of Environmental Protection of Ukraine. Our gathered data on the occurrences of protected species will facilitate the establishment of new protected areas.

Title Open biodiversity data: serving Nature Conservation in Ukriane
Identifier 34873-1
Funding Rufford Foundation

The personnel involved in the project:

Olexiy Vasyliuk
  • Point Of Contact

Sampling Methods

The research was conducted according to the standard methodology for the study of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects, mainly according to the method of route records.

Study Extent Most of the species were identified by the author. For identifying some particular species, specialists were asked by the author for clarification or assistance: murine rodents - D.S. Sokolovsky, Insecta - O.V. Vasilyuk, fish - Y.K. Kutsokon, Tortricidae - V.V. Kavurka, Mollusca - I.O. Balashov, Diptera - V.O. Korneev, plants - L.O. Ilminska and O.I. Shinder.
Quality Control The author is fully responsible for the quality of data provided within the dataset.

Method step description:

  1. Conducting of field research.
  2. Species identification and collecting of samples for further identification.
  3. Georeferencing.
  4. Organizing of the dataset according to the Darwin Core standards.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers e3c7d0a1-b8f5-4ed8-b830-96a873c6f937