Bombus (Pyrobombus) hypnorum (Linnaeus)

An, Jiandong, Huang, Jiaxing, Shao, Youquan, Zhang, Shiwen, Wang, Biao, Liu, Xinyu, Wu, Jie & Williams, Paul H., 2014, The bumblebees of North China (Apidae, Bombus Latreille), Zootaxa 3830 (1), pp. 1-89: 54

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Bombus (Pyrobombus) hypnorum (Linnaeus)
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49. Bombus (Pyrobombus) hypnorum (Linnaeus) 

( Figs 100, 101View FIGURES 100 – 101. 100)

APIS Hypnorum Linnaeus, 1758: 579  . Bombus calidus Erichson, 1851: 65  .

Taxonomy. For a discussion of the taxonomy of this species see Williams et al.(2009).

Material examined. 17 queens, 35 workers, 51 males (IAB).

Distribution in North China. Primarily in the west Qinling mountains and the Zhongtiaoshan mountains. Common at medium elevations of the Maijishan forest park, the Xiaolongshan nature reserve, the Liancheng nature reserve in Gansu. Rare at medium elevations of the Baishuijiang nature reserve and the Lianhuashan nature reserve in Gansu, at medium elevations of the Liupanshan nature reserve in southern Ningxia, at medium elevations of the Huashan park in Shaanxi, at low to medium elevations of the Wulaofeng nature reserve, and the Lishan nature reserve in southern Shanxi. 18 localities ( Fig. 100View FIGURES 100 – 101. 100) between 780–2923 m (IAB).

Similar species in North China. This species is similar in its brown colour pattern with a white tail to B. consobrinus  and workers of B. festivus  (see the key; Figs 37View FIGURES 36 – 37. 36, 101View FIGURES 100 – 101. 100, 143View FIGURES 142 – 143. 142).

Distribution in China. Shanxi, Jilin, Chongqing, Sichuan, Yunnan, Xizang, Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, Xinjiang (IAB).

Forage plants. ASTERACEAE  : Carduus acanthoides  , Cirsium japonicum  , Ligularia  sp., Parasenecio roborowskii  , Stemmacantha uniflora  ; APIACEAE  : Angelica  sp.; BUDDLEJACEAE  : Buddleja officinalis  ; CAPRIFOLIACEAE  : Lonicera elisae  ; FABACEAE  : Oxytropis ochrocephala  , Piptanthus concolor  ; LAMIACEAE  : Nepeta prattii  , Thymus mongolicus  , Salvia przewalskii  , Salvia  sp., Scutellaria scordiifolia  ; ONAGRACEAE  : Chamerion angustifolium  ; ROSACEAE  : Cerasus campanulata  , Amygdalus davidiana  , A. persica  , Cerasus tomentosa  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus

Loc

Bombus (Pyrobombus) hypnorum (Linnaeus)

An, Jiandong, Huang, Jiaxing, Shao, Youquan, Zhang, Shiwen, Wang, Biao, Liu, Xinyu, Wu, Jie & Williams, Paul H. 2014
2014
Loc

APIS Hypnorum Linnaeus, 1758 : 579

Erichson 1851: 65
Linnaeus 1758: 579