An observation page on the portal. In this example of an observation on IBP, the animal was observed by a user on the 4th of December 2010 and uploaded to IBP in 2014. The user added the scientific name Elephas maximus Linnaeus, 1758 and the common name “Indian Elephant”. Four other users agreed with his identification. The new observation is displayed as an occurrence point on the distribution map (top right) with information on site-specific environmental conditions and temporal distribution of all observations of that species.

  Part of: Vattakaven T, George R, Balasubramanian D, Réjou-Méchain M, Muthusankar G, Ramesh B, Prabhakar R (2016) India Biodiversity Portal: An integrated, interactive and participatory biodiversity informatics platform. Biodiversity Data Journal 4: e10279.