NL-Hymenoptera - Naturalis Biodiversity Center (NL) - Hymenoptera

NBC - Naturalis Biodiversity Center
PO Box 9517;
NL-2300 RA
Leiden - South Holland - Netherlands

Database contains specimen records from the Hymenoptera collection of the Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Leiden, Netherlands). The zoological specimens come from the National Museum of Natural History (RMNH; Rijksmuseum voor Natuurlijke Historie), later National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis in Leiden and the Zoological Museum Amsterdam (ZMA) and new acquisitions.
The collection contains Bumblebees (Genus: Bombus) and Sweat bees (Genus: Lasioglossum) worldwide. Many bumblebee specimens come from the Vogt collection, which was acquired in 1960. Also the whole bee collection (Apidae s.l.) from the Afrotropical region has been digitized. CRIA is only integrating data that occurs in Brazil and its neighboring countries.

Online since: 29/01/2020
Last update: 01/06/2023

Number of records

Total: 1,491
Online: 1,639
Georeferenced: 0
(by municipality: 0)
With images: 94

Conditions for using the data

Not specified

How to cite

Creuwels J (2020). Naturalis Biodiversity Center (NL) - Hymenoptera. Naturalis Biodiversity Center. Occurrence dataset accessed via speciesLink on year/month/day.


Luc Willemse
Jeroen Creuwels