West Virginia Wesleyan College Katharine B. Gregg Orchid Pollinator Collection

Project name: Trinational Monarch Knowledge Network

Dataset summary : This collection consists of specimens collected during orchid field studies by Dr. Katharine B. Gregg, Professor Emerita of Biology, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV., between the years 1968-1998. Specimens of Bombus and Megachile were collected during pollination studies of Cleistesiopsis bifaria and C. divaricata, and those of Danaus, Papilio, Battus, etc., were collected during pollination studies of Platanthera ciliaris. Various species of Euglossine bees were collected by Gregg at fragrance baits in Belize, while other euglossines were collected in several Central and South American countries by Dr. Calaway H. Dodson and his students.