Bee Specimens from Michael Veit Collection

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Publication date:
22 February 2024
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Bee specimens collected by Michael Veit, primarily from Massachusetts, USA, but also including records from New England and other areas in eastern USA. Records from Vermont, USA (n=344) are in a separate dataset (

Data Records

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Veit M. (2023): Bee Specimens from Michael Veit Collection. v1.0. Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Dataset/Occurrence.


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: b3459628-e72f-483d-a4f8-4c6096f6085d.  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


Michael Veit
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Kent McFarland
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
conservation biologist
Vermont Center for Ecostudies

Geographic Coverage

New England and other areas in eastern United States

Bounding Coordinates South West [28.922, -86.484], North East [48.691, -64.336]

Taxonomic Coverage

Bees (Anthophila)

Informal Anthophila (bees)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1997-09-19 / 2022-10-16

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Veit, M. F., Ascher, J. S., Milam, J., Morrison, F. R., & Goldstein, P. Z. (2022). A Checklist of the Bees of Massachusetts (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 94(2), 81-157.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers b3459628-e72f-483d-a4f8-4c6096f6085d