NDFF Butterfly and dragonfly monitoring program

Latest version published by Dutch National Database of Flora and Fauna (NDFF) on Mar 21, 2018 Dutch National Database of Flora and Fauna (NDFF)

The aim of the NEM butterfly and dragonfly monitoring program is to collect up-to-date information about changes to the butterfly and dragonfly population in the Netherlands. Standardized survey methods and locations are used. Routes are marked across the country so that observers can all use the same counting method. Records are kept every week during the season on what butterfly and dragonfly species occur in a location and how many. The people in the field provide basic information about their routes. The results are used to find changes and causes of these changes in the populations of butterflies and dragonflies.

Dataset available via https://www.ndff.nl/english / serviceteamndff@natuurloket.nl

Positive observations without zeros.

NDFF protocol 3.202 https://www.ndff.nl/overdendff/validatie/protocollen/3-202-landelijk-meetnet-vlinders-en-libellen-2011/


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Who created the resource:

Chris van Swaay
Dutch Butterfly Conservation NL

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Chris van Swaay
Dutch Butterfly Conservation NL

Who filled in the metadata:

Dries Oomen
metadata publisher

Who else was associated with the resource:

Henk de Vries
node manager
NLBIF (Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility) P.O.Box 9517 2300 RA Leiden NL

Geographic Coverage


Bounding Coordinates South West [50.736, 3.318], North East [53.521, 7.207]

Taxonomic Coverage

Butterflies and dragronflies

Order  Lepidoptera (Butterflies),  Odonata (Dragonflies)

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers https://ipt.ndff.nl/resource?r=3_202_meetnet_vlinders_libellen