Dataset Details - Bees of Ireland
Data on the distribution of bees from both published and unpublished sources have been compiled into a national database on Ireland's bees.
28/06/2011
14/03/2018
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.
Various: field observations, transect walks, pan trapping, malaise trapping.
Island of Ireland
1884-present
All data has been validated by an expert. The source data field indicates the published or unpublished source from which the data originates.
This dataset is constantly being updated with new records
http://pollinators.biodiversityireland.ie/
Collated by the National Biodiversity Data Centre from different sources, Bees of Ireland, National Biodiversity Data Centre, Ireland, accessed 17 August 2018, <https://maps.biodiversityireland.ie/Dataset/5>
Dataset species distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 10km grid square (ITM).
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Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of species recorded within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
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Dataset record distribution

Terrestrial Map - 10km

Distribution of the number of records within each 10km grid square (ITM).
Live Map

Marine Map - 50Km

Distribution of the number of records within each 50km grid square (WGS84).
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Dataset Contacts
Úna Fitzpatrick
National Biodiversity Data Centre, Beechfield House, WIT West Campus, Carriganore, Waterford
051 306240
Records per year
Species per year
Date Statistics
Resolution No. records
Day 50167
Year 393
Month 250
Day Range 146
Month Range 3
Unknown 1
1884
2018
Record Statistics

50960

5337

103

24

Resolution No. records
100m 43033
1km 7269
2km 3
10km 655
50km 0
Surveys
SurveyId Title Data Capture Period Species Records
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Dataset Attributes
Attribute Description
Abundance Measure of abundance of the organism recorded
County Name of administrative county within which the record was made
Determiner name The name of the person(s) who verified the identification - used for verify records of difficult taxa
Habitat description A description of the habitat in which the organism was recorded
Identification literature used The literature used to aid in the identification of the organism.
Male number seen The number of male bees observed.
Queen number seen The nuber of queen bees observed.
Record comment A comment associated with any individual record
Sampling method Description of the sampling method employed to make the record
Sex The sex of the organism if known
Source Original source of data
Survey name Name of survey if the record was made as part of a specific survey (including collections of casual observations and other loose assemblages of data)
Undetermined number seen The nuber of bees of undetermined sex observed.
Vice-county The name of the Watsonian (botanical) vice-county within which the record was made
Worker number seen The number of worker bees observed.
Recorded Species
TaxonId PrefnameTaxonId Name Authority Group Rank Records
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