Bombus vestalis obenbergeri

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: 54-55

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4237.1.3

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/616887B9-FF90-FFB4-FF3C-F892FCA9FEF9

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scientific name

Bombus vestalis obenbergeri
status

 

Bombus vestalis obenbergeri  (May, 1944)

B. vestalis obenbergeri  is quite common in inland Spanish areas and has been recently found in the Pyrenees (two individuals), at 1730 and 2120 m of altitude ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7), on Acinos alpinum  (L.) and Cirsium arvense  (L.) Scop. In the past, 19 individuals ( Table 2) were recorded there ( Ornosa 1984, Castro 1989, 1996).

This Iberian subspecies was assessed as Least Concern in the Red Book of Andalusian Invertebrates (Ornosa & Ortiz-Sánchez 2008).

New records. Spain: Girona: La Molina, ski resort, 9- VII-2015, 1 male, F. Torres leg., UCMEAbout UCME  ; Nùria , Bosc de la Verge, 10- VII-2015, 1 male., C. Ornosa leg., UCMEAbout UCME  .

UCME

Faculdad de Biologia, Departamento de Zoologia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus