Bombus (Bombus) lucorum (Linnaeus)

An, Jiandong, Williams, Paul H., Zhou, Bingfeng, Miao, Zhengying & Qi, Wenzhong, 2011, The bumblebees of Gansu, Northwest China (Hymenoptera, Apidae), Zootaxa 2865, pp. 1-36: 20

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.204407

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5623025

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scientific name

Bombus (Bombus) lucorum (Linnaeus)
status

s. l.

38. Bombus (Bombus) lucorum (Linnaeus)   s. l.

( Fig. 41 View FIGURE 40 – 54 )

APIS lucorum Linnaeus, 1761: 425   , lectotype male ( Day, 1979: 66) LSL examined. Sweden. Bombus (Bombus) terrestris   ssp. minshanicola Bischoff, 1936: 2, type not seen. Regarded as conspecific with Bombus lucorum (Linnaeus)   by Krüger (1951). China: Gansu.

Taxonomy: this is a complex of morphologically very similar taxa that cannot at present be diagnosed reliably for all individuals ( Williams et al., 2009).

Material examined. 6 queens 84 workers 69 males (IAB).

Distribution in Gansu. Abundant at medium to high elevations of the western mountains and Qinghai-Tibetan plateau in the southwest, common at medium elevations of the southeastern mountains ( Fig. 41 View FIGURE 40 – 54 ); 20 localities between 1506 and 4011 m (IAB).

Distribution in China. Hebei, Shanxi, Neimenggu, Sichuan, Yunnan, Xizang, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, Xinjiang (IAB).

Forage plants. ALLIACEAE   : Allium senescens   ; APIACEAE   : Angelica   sp.; ASTERACEAE   : Anaphalis lactea   , Aster farreri   , Carduus crispus   , Cirsium japonicum   , Cosmos bipinnatus   , Helianthus annuus   , Ligularia przewalskii   , Ligularia   sp., Parasenecio roborowskii   , Picris hieracioides   , Saussurea gossypiphora   , S. purpurascens   , Saussurea   sp., Stemmacantha uniflora   ; BUDDLEJACEAE   : Buddleja officinalis   ; CRASSULACEAE   : Sedum   sp.; FABACEAE   : Astragalus   sp., Lathyrus pratensis   , Oxytropis kansuensis   , O. ochrocephala   , Oxytropis   sp.; GENTIANACEAE   : Gentiana straminea   ; LAMIACEAE   : Nepeta prattii   , Phlomis umbrosa   , Salvia przewalskii   , Thymus mongolicus   ; MALVACEAE   : Althaea rosea   ; ONAGRACEAE   : Epilobium angustifolium   ; POLYGONACEAE   : Polygonum macrophyllum   , P. viviparum   ; RANUNCULACEAE   : Anemone rivularis   ; ROSACEAE   : Sorbaria arborea   ; SCROPHULARIACEAE   : Pedicularis kansuensis   , P. t or t a, Pedicularis   sp., Veronica   sp.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus

Loc

Bombus (Bombus) lucorum (Linnaeus)

An, Jiandong, Williams, Paul H., Zhou, Bingfeng, Miao, Zhengying & Qi, Wenzhong 2011
2011
Loc

APIS lucorum

Bischoff 1936: 2
Linnaeus 1761: 425
1761