Occurrence

Bee occurrence data collected in "Hanamaru-Maruhana national census (Bumble bee national census)" in Japan

Latest version published by National Institute of Genetics, ROIS on 24 August 2021 National Institute of Genetics, ROIS
We collected bee photographs taken by citizens in citizen science program “Hanamaru-Maruhana national census (Bumble bee national census in English).” Bee occurrence data includes 5,503 records of 16 bumble bee species and 380 records of three carpenter bee species.
Publication date:
24 August 2021
License:
CC-BY-NC 4.0

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 5,883 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.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Suzuki-Ohno Y, Yokoyama J, Nakashizuka T, Kawata M (2021) Bee occurrence data collected in "Hanamaru-Maruhana national census (Bumble bee national census)" in Japan. Available from: http://www.gbif.jp/ipt/resource?r=hanamaru_bees.

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is National Institute of Genetics, ROIS. 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: 5f7aeace-46b9-4516-8b1e-09650aee9024.  National Institute of Genetics, ROIS publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF Japan.

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation; Pollinators; Smartphone; Photograph; Crowd system; Citizen science

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Yukari Suzuki-Ohno
Project Assistant Professor
Tohoku university
6-3 Aoba, Aramaki-aza, Aoba-ku
980-8578 Sendai
Miyagi
JP

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Yukari Suzuki-Ohno
Project Assistant Professor
Tohoku university
6-3 Aoba, Aramaki-aza, Aoba-ku
980-8578 Sendai
Miyagi
JP

Who filled in the metadata:

Yukari Suzuki-Ohno
Project Assistant Professor
Tohoku university
6-3 Aoba, Aramaki-aza, Aoba-ku
980-8578 Sendai
Miyagi
JP

Geographic Coverage

The Japanese archipelago excluding the Kurile Islands

Bounding Coordinates South West [26.45, 127.8], North East [45.29, 145.82]

Taxonomic Coverage

16 bumble bee species and three carpenter species

Species  Bombus ardens,  Bombus beaticola,  Bombus cryptarum,  Bombus diversus,  Bombus honshuensis,  Bombus hypocrita,  Bombus ignitus,  Bombus pseudobaicalensis,  Bombus terrestris,  Bombus ussurensis,  Bombus yezoensis,  Xylocopa flavifrons,  Xylocopa tranquebarorum
Subspecies  Bombus consobrinus,  Bombus deuteronymus,  Bombus hypnorum,  Bombus norvegicus,  Bombus schrencki,  Xylocopa appendiculata

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2006-09-14 / 2018-10-27

Project Data

No Description available

Title Hanamaru-Maruhana national census (Bumble bee national census in English)
Funding Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellow Grant Number JP16J40194, the Environment Research and Technology Development Fund (S-15 Predicting and Assessing Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services) of the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, and JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 17H03835

The personnel involved in the project:

Yukari Suzuki-Ohno

Sampling Methods

Species were identified from photographic images, and latitude-longitude data was extracted from GPS data in Exif information of photographs or address in text of e-mail.

Study Extent We collected bee photographs taken by citizens in citizen science program “Hanamaru-Maruhana national census (Bumble bee national census in English)” in Japan.
Quality Control The consistency of bumble bee species identification by J. Yokoyama was 95% for 15 bumble bee species, and 97.7% for major six species (B. diversus, B. ardens, B. hypocrita, B. ignitus, B. honshuensis, and B. beaticola)

Method step description:

  1. We collected bee photographs taken by citizens in citizen science program “Hanamaru-Maruhana national census (Bumble bee national census in English)” in Japan.

Collection Data

Collection Name Hanamaru-Maruhana national census (Bumble bee national census)

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 5f7aeace-46b9-4516-8b1e-09650aee9024
https://www.gbif.jp/ipt/resource?r=hanamaru_bees