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Middlebury College Bumble Bee Collection

Latest version published by Vermont Center for Ecostudies on Apr 10, 2020 Vermont Center for Ecostudies

All bumblebees from Vermont in the Middlebury College collection as of 12/2019

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 276 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.


Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 276 records in English (12 KB) - Update frequency: not planned
Metadata as an EML file download in English (8 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (7 KB)


The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Hardy S (2020): Middlebury College Bumble Bee Collection. v1.7. Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Dataset/Occurrence.


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: 228dd29b-5e6f-43e3-b03a-69df5728c9b0.  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
Vermont Center for Ecostudies 05055 Norwich VT US

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Spencer Hardy
Project Coordinator
Vermont Center for Ecostudies 05055 Norwich VT US
Kent McFarland
Vermont Center for Ecostudies 05055 Norwich VT US

Who filled in the metadata:

Spencer Hardy
Vermont Center for Ecostudies 05055 Norwich VT US

Who else was associated with the resource:

Custodian Steward
Joanna Shipley
Department Coordinator
Middlebury College 05753 Middlebury VT
Kent McFarland
Vermont Center for Ecostudies 05055 Norwich VT US

Geographic Coverage

Addison County, VT

Bounding Coordinates South West [43.664, -73.455], North East [44.324, -72.576]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Genus  Bombus

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1968-01-01 / 2018-01-01

Project Data

Specimens cataloged and identified as part of VCE's wild bee atlas (VTBEES:

Title Vermont Atlas of Life
Funding Vermont Center for Ecostudies and Middlebury College

The personnel involved in the project:

Sampling Methods

Incidental specimens collected by professors and students of Middlebury College

Study Extent Addison County
Quality Control Determinations by Spencer Hardy and Leif Richardson

Method step description:

  1. NA

Collection Data

Collection Name Duncan J. McDonald
Collection Identifier DJM
Parent Collection Identifier Middlebury College
Specimen preservation methods Pinned

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 228dd29b-5e6f-43e3-b03a-69df5728c9b0