Bee Fauna of National Wildlife Refuges in the Pacific Northwest, 2010-2016 (USDA-ARS-BBSL-1)

In 2010, the Pacific Region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) initiated a native bee sampling program to document the bee fauna at 15 National Wildlife Refuges (NWR), 1 National Monument, and 1 Bureau of Land Management site in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho (hereafter referred to as Refuges or Sites). This program was comprised of six sampling components, utilizing two methodologies depending on the available staff, site objectives, and accessibility. For purposes of data publication, these components are summarized as follows. [Description continued in original data source.]

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Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 15 September 2023
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: USDA-ARS Pollinating Insect-Biology, Management, Systematics Research
Collection Statistics
  • 31,625 specimen records
  • 31,625 (100%) georeferenced
  • 18,602 (59%) identified to species
  • 5 families
  • 36 genera
  • 310 species
  • 327 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics