Bombus (Pyrobombus) jonellus Kirby, 1802

Potapov, Grigory S., Kondakov, Alexander V., Kolosova, Yulia S., Tomilova, Alena A., Filippov, Boris Yu., Gofarov, Mikhail Yu. &, 2018, Widespread continental mtDNA lineages prevail in the bumblebee fauna of Iceland, ZooKeys 774, pp. 141-153: 141

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.774.26466

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scientific name

Bombus (Pyrobombus) jonellus Kirby, 1802
status

 

Bombus (Pyrobombus) jonellus Kirby, 1802 

= Bombus (Pyrobombus) jonellus subborealis  Richards, 1933, syn. n.

Remarks.

This subspecies is thought to be distributed in Norway and Iceland ( Richards 1933, Løken 1973, Kratochwil 2016). However, our molecular data (Fig. 2) clearly indicate that this geographic race should be considered a synonym of Bombus jonellus  . There are three other subspecies of Bombus jonellus  from Northern Europe, i.e. B. j. vogtii  Richards, 1933 from Shetland, B. j. hebridensis  (Wild, 1931) from Hebrides, and B. j. suecicus  (Friese, 1911) from Sweden ( Kratochwil 2016). However, the close geographic proximity of the type localities of the named taxa raises questions about their validity and deserves further research.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus