Jeffery V. Freeman Personal Bee Collection

Latest version published by Vermont Center for Ecostudies on 01 November 2022 Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Wild bees collected and curated by Jeff Freeman. Additional specimens from his collection are included in Leif Richardson's collection (https://www.gbif.org/dataset/cccd7d2f-33f5-4cc4-8076-6f2522befa92) and UVM's Zaddock Thompson Zoological Collection (https://www.gbif.org/dataset/d156cb49-ba5d-45fc-898e-3de6002d2efd).
Publication date:
01 November 2022
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Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 102 records.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Hardy S, Freeman J (2022): Jeffery V. Freeman Personal Bee Collection. v1.3. Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt.vtatlasoflife.org/resource?r=jvf&v=1.3


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 79a097d2-5068-4e5b-b8c4-f1f2eb4cc478.  Vermont Center for Ecostudies publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by U.S. Geological Survey.


Occurrence; Specimen


Who created the resource:

Spencer Hardy
Project Coordinator
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Jeffery Freeman
Professor Emeritus
Castleton Universtiy

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Spencer Hardy
Project Coordinator
Vermont Center for Ecostudies

Who filled in the metadata:

Spencer Hardy
Project Coordinator
Vermont Center for Ecostudies

Geographic Coverage

United States and Canada

Bounding Coordinates South West [15.284, -136.406], North East [62.268, -53.438]

Taxonomic Coverage

Wild Bees

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1966-01-01 / 2006-01-01

Project Data


Title Vermont Atlas of Life
Identifier VAL
Funding http://val.vtecostudies.org/
Study Area Description http://val.vtecostudies.org/
Design Description http://val.vtecostudies.org/

The personnel involved in the project:

Principal Investigator
Kent McFarland

Sampling Methods

Many specimens collected with various traps intended for Tabanidae. Trap and lure information is included in the field notes when known (from specimen labels). If specimen labels included an associated flower, then sampling protocol was assumed to be with net.

Study Extent Primarily Rutland County, Vermont, United States with a small number of specimens from other states and Canada provinces. Not all specimens from outside Vermont were identified or digitized.
Quality Control Identifications by Spencer Hardy

Method step description:

  1. NA

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 79a097d2-5068-4e5b-b8c4-f1f2eb4cc478