R. L. Hartman, B. E. Nelson
Inventory dates: 1980, 1991
This represents a staff project by R. L. Hartman and B. E. Nelson. Fieldwork was conducted during the summers of 1980 and 1991. The area encompassed the Bighorn Basin (Big Horn, Hot Springs, Park, and Washakie counties) for a total of 9,429 mi2 ranging in elevation from 5,400 to 9,545 feet. Collected were 9,000+ specimens documenting 687 total taxa. Cymopterus evertii, a species new to science, was first discovered near Meeteetse by David Martin. Funding was provided by the Bureau of Land Management, L. O. Williams, and the University of Wyoming.
Results & Data
Map shows the approximate project boundary. Collection sites are displayed as red dots. Click on a dot to view site information and a list of specimens from that site.