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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Bombus ternarius - Tricolored Bumble Bee


Bumble Bee Watch
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Bumble Bee Watch is a collaborative effort to track and conserve North America’s bumble bees.

This citizen science project allows for individuals to:

Upload photos of bumble bees to start a virtual bumble bee collection;
Identify the bumble bees in your photos and have your identifications verified by experts;
Help researchers determine the status and conservation needs of bumble bees;
Help locate rare or endangered populations of bumble bees;
Learn about bumble bees, their ecology, and ongoing conservation efforts; and
Connect with other citizen scientists.

Texas Bumblebees
Information on the nine species of bumblebees in Texas

Defunct site, information moved to: Bumble Bee Watch (1)

Bombus bumblebees of the world
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resource maintained by Paul Williams

Droege S. (2009) Guide to the bee genera within Apidae of eastern North America
Part 1 | Part 2

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Wild Bees of the National Butterfly Center
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In September, 2018, photographers Paula Sharp and Ross Eatman commenced a new project, documenting the extraordinary diversity of wild bee species at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas. This website chronicles the ongoing NBC project.

Introduction

About the Photographers

Droege S. (2008) Andrenidae, Colletidae, Melittidae: a guide to their identification in eastern North America
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The Bee Inventory Plot
modest page with links to many helpful resources
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BeeSpotter
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Survey project coordinated by M. Berenbaum (UIUC). A bounty of useful info on bees, with an emphazis on the fauna of Illinois.
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