Bombus soroeensis soroeensis (Fabricius, 1777),

Ornosa, Concepción, Torres, Félix & Rúa, Pilar De La, 2017, Updated list of bumblebees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) from the Spanish Pyrenees with notes on their decline and conservation status, Zootaxa 4237 (1), pp. 41-77: 50

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Bombus soroeensis soroeensis (Fabricius, 1777)


Bombus soroeensis soroeensis (Fabricius, 1777) 

It has been collected in forestal and supraforestal temperate oceanic Pyrenean pastures, in meadows of altitude either with scattered Pinus uncinata  , with patches of subalpine scrub, or in peatlands, normally between 1310 and 2600 m ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7), except in two cases, always above 1700 m, on Achilegia vulgaris  L., Acinos alpinum  (L.), Campanula glomerata  L., Carduus acanthoides  L., Cirsium acaule  (L.) Scop., Cirsium arvense  (L.) Scop., Echium vulgare L.  , Epilobium angustifolium  L., Gentiana alpina Will.  , Gentiana lutea  L., Lathyrus pratensis  L., Lotus corniculatus  L., Onobrichis vicifolia Scop., Phlomis lychnitis  L., Rhododendron ferrugineum  L., Silene acaulis  (L.) Jacq., Trifolium pratense L.  , Trifolium repens L.  Vaccinium myrtillus L.  , Viola odorata L.  and Vicia cracca L. 

According to the current data, this species exhibits greater elevational tendency ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7), but it is not regarded as being scarce or threatened ( Table 2).

New records. Andorra: Soldeu, 28-VII-2006, 1 male, C. Ornosa leg., UCME. 

Spain: Girona : Camprodón, ski resort, 23-VII-2009, 2 males, 4 workers, C. Ornosa leg., UCME  . La Molina , ski resort, 9-VII-2015, 6 workers, C. Ornosa leg., UCME  ; Nùria , 10-VII-2015, 1 worker, F. Torres leg., UCME  ; Nùria , Bosc de la Verge, 10-VII-2015, 2 queens, 20 workers, C. Ornosa leg., UCME  ; Nùria , Pic de l ´ Àliga, 10-VII- 2015, 1 queen, 5 workers, F. Torres leg., UCME  ; Ribes de Freser , 9-VII-2015, 1 worker, C. Ornosa, UCME  . Huesca : Baños de Benasque, 14-VII-2011, 1 worker, C. Ornosa leg., UCME  ; Biescas , 10-VIII-2 014, 1 worker, E. Acosta leg., UMU; La Besurta, Ibón de Villamorta, 15-VII-2011, 7 workers, C. Ornosa leg., UCME  ; Ordesa , Gradas de Soaso, 4-VII-2006, 1 worker  ; 10-VII-2013, 3 queens; C. Ornosa leg.; UCME; 8-VIII-2014, 4 queens, 16 workers, P. De la Rúa leg., UMU; Ordesa, Laña Sarratieto, 10-VII-2013, 2 queens, F. Torres, UCME; Linás de Broto , 12-VII-2013, 1 queen, F. Torres leg., UCME  ; Parzán , 18-VII-2009, 1 queen, V. Monserrat leg., UCME  ; San Nicolás de Bujaruelo , 9-VIII-2014, 5 males, 2 queens, 17 workers, P. De la Rúa leg., UMU; Zuriza track, 12-VIII- 2014, 3 workers, J. A. Acosta leg., UMU. Lleida: Baqueira-Ruda, 27-VII-2006, 1 queen, C. Ornosa leg., UCME  ; Baños de Tredós slope, 10-VII-2014, 13 workers, F. Torres leg., UCME  ; Espot , 12-VIII-2012, 1 male, P. De la Rúa leg., UMU; Estany Llong, 9-VII-2014, 3 workers, F. Torres leg., UCME  ; Estany Sant Maurici , 26-VII-2006, 2 workers, C. Ornosa leg., UCME  ; Estany Ratera-Mirador track, 26- VII-2006, 2 workers  ; 8-VII-2014, 2 workers; C. Ornosa leg., UCME; Grasslands between Estany Ratera and Estany Sant Maurici, 26- VII-2006, 1 worker  ; 8-VII- 2014, 3 workers; C. Ornosa leg., UCME; Ruda track, 8-VII-2014, 3 workers; C. Ornosa leg., UCME  ; Salardú , 27- VII-2006, 1 worker, C. Ornosa leg., UCME  .


Faculdad de Biologia, Departamento de Zoologia