University of Wyoming Dillon Lab Insect Collection (UWYMED-ENT)

Insect pollinators (primarily bees) collected for various projects throughout Wyoming. Most collections are since 2009 but some specimens are historical, salvaged from past researchers working in the region.
Contact: Michael Dillon (
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 9fc2faba-f3ab-4fb5-8695-5c0b2e602b71
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Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: Michael Dillon
Collection Statistics
  • 16,476 specimen records
  • 16,378 (99%) georeferenced
  • 274 (2%) identified to species
  • 8 families
  • 40 genera
  • 46 species
  • 46 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
This project made possible by National Science Foundation Award EF 1207371