BWARS (Bees, Wasps, & Ants Recording Society)

BWARS is the national society dedicated to studying and recording bees, wasps & ants (aculeate Hymenoptera) in Britain & Ireland. Available on the website is an Atlas of the aculeate Hymenoptera of Britain and Ireland. It is a collection of maps. Each map shows the distribution of a particular specie. To see the list of species represented by this dataset refer to Index of the species that BWARS has mapped:
BWARS has a database of records collected that has been used by CEH/BRC. Requires close collaboration.

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Study area
Temporal extent
1997-01-01    to    2013-12-30




Spatial representation type
Spatial reference system
OSGB 1936 / British National Grid


Climate change Crop pollination Land management Land use and land use change National pollinating insects