Taxon profile


White-tailed Bumble Bee
Bombus lucorum (Linnaeus, 1761)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Hymenoptera - bees, ants and wasps »  family Apidae - bees »  genus Bombus - bumblebee

Scientific synonyms

Apis lucorum Linnaeus, 1761


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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Bombus bohemicus Seidl, 1838

mimic: Arctophila bombiforme (Fallén, 1810), Volucella bombylans var. plumata (DeGeer, 1776)

Similar species

Bombus terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758) - Buff-tailed Bumblebee

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [231887]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Bombus lucorum (Linnaeus, 1761)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Ruggiero M. (ed) (2008): World Bee Checklist [], ITIS [as Bombus lucorum (Linnaeus, 1761)]
Data retrieved on: 10 April 2010

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