Macroinvertebrates of Orogodo River, Delta State, Nigeria

Latest version published by University of Lagos on Mar 31, 2023 University of Lagos
Publication date:
31 March 2023
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This is an occurrence record of insects found around Orogodo river in delta State, Nigeria.

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Arimoro F (2023): Macroinvertebrates of Orogodo River, Delta State, Nigeria. v1.1. University of Lagos. Dataset/Occurrence.


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 1262cd60-27fc-475c-9659-c001d3cfc970.  University of Lagos publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Nigeria.


Occurrence; Observation; Orogodo; Delta; Nigeria


Francis Arimoro
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Federal University of Technology
Federal University of Technology
Temitope Onuminya
  • Metadata Provider
  • Publisher
Associate Professor
University of Lagos
Department Of Botany
23401 Akoka
Oluwatoyin Ogundipe
  • Principal Investigator
University of Lagos
23401 AKOKA

Geographic Coverage

Sampling was done at Orogodo river.

Bounding Coordinates South West [5.747, 5.735], North East [6.708, 6.79]

Taxonomic Coverage

The collection includes the class INSECTA

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta

Project Data

Mobilization of coastal biodiversity data in Nigeria.

Title Implementation of the Biodiversity Information and data System for Coastal Ecosystems in Nigeria - BID-AF2020-022-NAC
Identifier BID-AF2020-022-NAC
Funding GBIF-BID Grant
Study Area Description Nigerian Coastal Ecosystems

The personnel involved in the project:

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 1262cd60-27fc-475c-9659-c001d3cfc970