California Academy of Sciences - Type Collection (CAS-CASTYPE)

This collection contains the bee type specimens housed at the California Academy of Sciences.

Collection Manager: Chris Grinter, cgrinter@calacademy.org (ORCID #: 0000-0002-3769-1664)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 26 January 2022
IPT / DwC-A Source:
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 1,838 specimen records
  • 52 (3%) georeferenced
  • 77 (4%) with images (399 total images)
  • 1,490 (81%) identified to species
  • 6 families
  • 98 genera
  • 1,433 species
  • 1,433 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics