Species Concepts, Occurrences and Individuals

 There has been an ongoing discussion on the <a data-cke-saved-href="http://www.tdwg.org/" href="http://www.tdwg.org/">TWDG</a> list about adding a class for an "Individual" to the DarwinCore vocabulary.I thought these examples might help people get their head around this idea of "Individual".

For some email systems etc. the long version of these URI's are escaped so have added bit.ly links to should also work.

They are all collected into this bit.ly bundle http://bitly.com/okM8h0
These are from occurrence records that can be browsed here http://ocs.taxonconcept.org/ocs/index.html

Silver-bordered Fritillary Butterfly (Boloria selene). http://lod.taxonconcept.org/ses/ICmLC.html

owl:Class
txn:SpeciesConcept
KB View http://lsd.taxonconcept.org/describe/?url=http%3A%2F%2Flod.taxonconcept.org%2Fses%2FICmLC%23Species
http://bitly.com/f9MUfe

An occurrence of that species. http://ocs.taxonconcept.org/ocs/f522444a-2dd9-400e-be59-47213ef38cb9.html

txn_se:ICmLC#Occurrence
txn:Occurrence
KB View http://lsd.taxonconcept.org/describe/?url=http://ocs.taxonconcept.org/ocs/f522444a-2dd9-400e-be59-47213ef38cb9%23Occurrence
http://bitly.com/h00Q9u

An individual of that species.

txn_se:ICmLC#Individual
txn:SpeciesIndividual
KB View http://lsd.taxonconcept.org/describe/?url=http%3A%2F%2Focs.taxonconcept.org%2Focs%2Ff522444a-2dd9-400e-be59-47213ef38cb9%23Individual
http://bitly.com/hqaOyS 

The "Tag" for individuals of that species.

txn:SpeciesIndividualTag
KB View http://lsd.taxonconcept.org/describe/?url=http%3A%2F%2Flod.taxonconcept.org%2Fses%2FICmLC%23Individual>
http://bitly.com/oM7X6Q
  * Note in the knowledge base view the statement.
  is type of txn_ocs:f522444a-2dd9-400e-be59-47213ef38cb9#Individual