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Buff-tailed Bumblebee
Bombus terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Apis terrestris Linnaeus, 1758 o

Other names

= Large Earth Bumblebee

Images

Bombus terrestris - Buff-tailed Bumblebee

Author: Petr Pivoňka

Bombus terrestris - Buff-tailed Bumblebee

Author: Nir Ofir

Bombus terrestris - Buff-tailed Bumblebee

Author: Jakub Kašpar

Bombus terrestris - Buff-tailed Bumblebee

Author: Jakub Kašpar

Bombus terrestris - Buff-tailed Bumblebee

Author: Jan Cibulka

Bombus terrestris - Buff-tailed Bumblebee

Author: Josef Němec

Bombus terrestris - Buff-tailed Bumblebee

Author: Josef Němec

Bombus terrestris - Buff-tailed Bumblebee

Author: Josef Němec

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Bombus vestalis (Geoffroy, 1785)

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

Similar species

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subspecies Bombus terrestris africanus Krüger, 1956
subspecies Bombus terrestris audax (Harris, 1776)
subspecies Bombus terrestris calabricus Krüger, 1958
subspecies Bombus terrestris canariensis Pérez, 1895
subspecies Bombus terrestris dalmatinus Dalla Torre, 1882
subspecies Bombus terrestris lusitanicus Krüger, 1956
subspecies Bombus terrestris sassaricus Tournier, 1890
subspecies Bombus terrestris terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Bombus terrestris xanthopus Kriechbaumer, 1870

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [231921]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Bombus terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Ruggiero M. (ed) (2008): World Bee Checklist [http://www.itis.gov/beechecklist.html], ITIS [as Bombus terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 10 April 2010

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