The National Bee database is held by the National Biodiversity Data Centre and is available to view through Biodiversity Maps.

View metadata on the National Bee database.

The major contributors of data are: A.W. Stelfox; Data provided by the Bee, Wasp and Ant Recording data in Britain; Veronica Santorum; Úna FitzPatrick; Ulster Museum specimens; Tomás Murray; John Breen; C. Ronayne & J.P. O’Connor; Don Cotton; Rob Paxton; Mark Brown; Dara Stanley; Tom Gittings.

BWARS provided data in 2012 that was digitised from Irish collections held in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Thanks to BWARS for funding this work and to the Smithsonian Institution for assistance.