The BUZZ: Engaging Community College Students in Native Bee Biodiversity Research (BUZZ)

This collection of native bee specimens (Apoidea) are from all over the state of California in the US, collected from a variety of community college campuses and surrounding wild areas. Specimens are pinned and stored in Schmitt boxes or Cal Academy drawers.

Taxonomist & Database Manager: Jaime Pawelek, (ORCID #: 0009-0008-1300-7443)
Principle Investigator: Jeannie Chari,
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: b8e53987-0840-4f38-a759-bbddc4496ac1
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Public Domain
Collection Statistics
  • 852 specimen records
  • 852 (100%) georeferenced
  • 170 (20%) identified to species
  • 10 families
  • 42 genera
  • 17 species
  • 20 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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