Mapping species distributions in 2 weeks using citizen science

  title={Mapping species distributions in 2 weeks using citizen science},
  author={Seirian Sumner and Peggy Bevan and Adam G. Hart and Nick J. B. Isaac},
  journal={Insect Conservation and Diversity},
Ecological citizen science initiatives are growing in popularity with the increasing realisation of the potential for occurrence records to contribute information on biodiversity. Citizen science data are, however, justifiably criticised for misidentification, uneven sampling, incomplete detection or selective reporting. Here, we test the accuracy of citizen science data for UK social wasp (Vespinae) species’ distributions. We compared data collected over 2 weeks by members of the public… 

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