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NATURAL SCIENCE, SPECIES - Humanities

Field label
NATURAL SCIENCE, SPECIES
Field mnemonic
SP
Field name
  • Natural Science, Species
  • Espèce biologique selon la nomenclature des sciences naturelles
Field definition
This field contains the taxonomic name for the species of the specimen or artifact, or of the natural sciences subject represented by the object.
Heading
NATURAL SCIENCE FIELDS
Comments
NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date.
Entry rules
Enter the taxonomic name for species in lower case only. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". If the species is unknown, enter "sp.". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Reference
CHIN. 1992. Natural Sciences Data Dictionary. Canadian Heritage Information Network, Ottawa. http://www.chin.gc.ca
Examples
  • peregrinus
  • virginia
  • quartz
  • leo
  • peregrinus
  • virginia
  • peregrinus ?
  • virginia
  • sp.
Discipline
  • Archaeology
  • Ethnology
Field label (French)
ESPÈCE BIOLOGIQUE
Field mnemonic (French)
ESP

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