The Sociedade Galega de Historia Natural (SGHN) joins GBIF network
The Sociedade Galega de Historia Natural (SGHN) is a non profit institution founded in 1973 with three targets to work: investigation, divulgation and environmental protection. Currently it carries several lines of research on Papilionioidea (Lepidoptera), Odonata, vegetables invasive alien species, Ziphiidae (Cetacea), etc. SGHN manages the “Museo de Historia Natural” in the town of Ferrol (A Coruña) focused on the natural history of Galicia and holds an important collection of marine vertebrates and especially preserves several holotypes and paratypes of recently described beaked whales. They have just published SGHN-Biota Galicia dataset with nearly 5,000 georeferenced records of insects from North-Western Spain. More information...