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Park Pollinators Project (NPS)

Logo showing a butterfly and bee with a netThis aggregate dataset contains records of primarily bees and Lepidoptera from multiple sources compiled for the Park Pollinators project. This project was funded through the  task Agreement #P17AC00971 between Colorado State University and the US National Park Service (NPS) Inventory and Monitoring Division (I&M), to inventory insect pollinators (mainly butterflies, moths and bees) within the US national parks boundaries.



Licensing, rights, data usage policies, and contacts vary. Refer to the original data sources for this information.

Species lists generated by this project can be found here.

Contacts: Mohammad Al Mousa,
Collection Type: Observations
Management: Data snapshot of local collection database
Last Update: 2 January 2024
Digital Metadata: EML File
Cite this collection:
Park Pollinators Project. Occurrence dataset (ID: 5fa59add-ec3e-4a94-9df7-8bb86117ad0f) accessed via the Ecdysis Portal,, 2024-04-24).
Colorado State University
Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability
Fort Collins, CO   80523
United States
Collection Statistics
  • 35,925 specimen records
  • 35,757 (100%) georeferenced
  • 1,411 (4%) with images (1,411 total images)
  • 16,084 (45%) identified to species
  • 201 families
  • 641 genera
  • 1,321 species
  • 1,423 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
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