Bees in the UVM Zadock Thompson Zoological Collection

Latest version published by Vermont Center for Ecostudies on Apr 4, 2024 Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Publication date:
4 April 2024
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Vermont specimen records of bees, excluding Bombus and Xylocopa, from the Zadock Thompson Zoological Collection at the University of Vermont. Specimens were identified and labels digitized between 2019 and 2021 as part the Vermont Wild Bee Survey. Identifications done by Sam Droege and Spencer Hardy, additional species-level identifications will be added as they are completed. See Bombus and Xylocopa records here:

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 1,017 records.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Hardy S (2024). Bees in the UVM Zadock Thompson Zoological Collection. Version 1.12. Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Occurrence dataset.


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Vermont Center for Ecostudies. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: d156cb49-ba5d-45fc-898e-3de6002d2efd.  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; Occurrence


Spencer Hardy
  • Metadata Provider
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Project Coordinator
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
PO Box 420
05055 Norwich
Kent McFarland
  • Point Of Contact
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
PO Box 420
05055 Norwich

Geographic Coverage

Vermont and northeastern US

Bounding Coordinates South West [41.377, -76.113], North East [45.829, -70.488]

Taxonomic Coverage


Order Hymenoptera

Project Data

Title Vermont Atlas of Life
Identifier VAL

The personnel involved in the project:

Kent Mcfarland

Sampling Methods

Various - a mix of incidental student collections and specific sampling events. Most from unknown sampling methods.

Study Extent Primarily Vermont with some specimens from northeastern, US
Quality Control Most species level identifications by Sam Droege. Metadata transcribed by volunteers and checked by Spencer Hardy.

Method step description:

  1. N/A

Collection Data

Collection Name Zadock Thompson Zoological Collections
Parent Collection Identifier UVM
Specimen preservation methods Pinned

Additional Metadata

Maintenance Description Eventually this dataset will be merged with the Zadock Thompson Zoological Collection Occurrence Dataset hosted by iDigBio:
Alternative Identifiers d156cb49-ba5d-45fc-898e-3de6002d2efd