Data on the distribution of bees from both published and unpublished sources have been compiled into a national database on Ireland's bees.

Geographic Coverage: Island of Ireland

Temporal Coverage: 1884-present

Species Groups recorded: insect - hymenopteran

Dataset Status: This dataset is constantly being updated with new records

Additional Information:

Data Resources (3)

available as html
available as CSV
Organisation Home Page
Theme Environment
Date dataset released 2020-12-16
Date dataset updated 2020-12-16
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
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Language English
Landing Page
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-10.51798889, 51.429649],[-10.51798889, 55.38071829], [-5.26751684, 55.38071829], [-5.26751684, 51.429649], [-10.51798889, 51.429649]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) TM75 / Irish Grid (EPSG:29903)
Vertical Extent {"maxVerticalExtent": "0", "verticalDomainName": "EPSG Projection 5731 - Malin Head height", "minVerticalExtent": "0"}
Provenance information All data has been validated by an expert. The source data field indicates the published or unpublished source from which the data originates. Data Capture Method: Various: field observations, transect walks, pan trapping, malaise trapping. Data Capture Purpose: This database was initially compiled as part of a Trinity College Dublin/Queen's University Belfast HEA funded research project on the conservation of Irish bees (2003-2006; Úna Fitzpatrick & Tomás Murray). It was used for conservation purposes, including the development of a Red List. It is now deposited with the National Biodiversity Data Centre and is managed by Úna Fitzpatrick. Original Format: Compiled into an Excel database
Period of time covered (begin) 1884-01-01
Period of time covered (end) 2020-12-31

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