Checklist

Catalogue of Afrotropical Bees (no double headers)

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Publication date:
22 November 2022
License:
CC-BY 4.0

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Description

The purpose of this catalogue is to list the valid names, nomenclatorial history of, and references citing, the described bees of sub-saharan Africa and the western Indian Ocean islands, excluding the honey bee (Apis mellifera Linnaeus). The countries in which species occur are listed, as well as the type specimens/species of species/genera. Some ecological information is provided, namely flowers visited, plants used as nests, parasitic bees and host bees.

Data Records

The data in this checklist 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 10,458 records.

4 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

Taxon (core)
10458
Reference 
41812
Distribution 
7467
TypesAndSpecimen 
4923
Description 
1313

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Versions

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Rights

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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: bea884b9-92dc-48fd-9152-27b8fed329b2.  Test changing title - thanks! publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Secretariat.

Keywords

Checklist; Checklist

Contacts

Connal Eardley
  • Originator
Agricultural Research Council
Pretoria
ZA
+27128088250
Willem Coetzer
  • Metadata Provider
  • Point Of Contact
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity
Somerset Street
6139 Grahamstown
Eastern cape
ZA
+27466035841

Geographic Coverage

Afrotropical Region

Bounding Coordinates South West [-35.91, -20.55], North East [22.14, 53.95]

Taxonomic Coverage

Bees

Superfamily Apoidea

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers bea884b9-92dc-48fd-9152-27b8fed329b2
https://ipt.gbif.org/resource?r=testing-bees