The project BioBlitz Barcelona is held once a year. From 2010 up to now the BioBlitz BCN has assembled experts and citizens in order to survey the biodiversity in several areas of the city of Barcelona, mainly in urban parks. At the beginning the Natural History Museum of Barcelona and the University of Barcelona have coordinated the tasks. At the present time the organization is driven by the Museum and the Friends of the Museum. The whole data from the first five editions (2010 - 2014) are compiled and published.

The collection was established in 2010-06-06 and ceased acquisitions in 2014-05-31.

Taxonomic range

Information from BioBlitz Bcn is intended to increase the knowledge of the biodiversity in the city of Barcelona. In a broad perspective. Collected data set is managed by technicians of the environmental agency of the City Hall of Barcelona.

Strenghts: Protistas, fungi, plants and animals.

Kingdoms covered include Animalia, Fungi, Plantae and Protista.

Includes members from the following taxa:
Annelida, Arthropoda, Ascomycota, Bacillariophyta, Basidiomycota, Bryophyta, Chlorophyta, Chordata, Cyanobacteria, Dinophyta, Euglenozoa, Haliplidae, Hygrobiidae, Mollusca, Mycetozoa, Noteridae, Ochrophyta, Platyhelminthes, Prasinophyta, Tracheophyta.

Geographic range

The municipality of Barcelona is located at the Northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, surrounded by mountains chains and the Mediterranean Sea. For the purposes of the BioBlitz Barcelona, some of the biggest urban parks have been selected

Number of in the collection

The estimated number of is 2,099.

Of these 2,099 are databased. This represents 100.0 % of the collection.

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Metadata last updated on 2015-11-23 11:42:10.0


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Digitised records available through the Atlas

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The collection has databased 100.0 % of these (2,099 records).

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