Bombus mendax latofasciatus Vogt, 1909

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

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

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scientific name

Bombus mendax latofasciatus Vogt, 1909
status

 

Bombus mendax latofasciatus Vogt, 1909 

It is a mountain declining subspecies, spread in the Pyrenees and the Cantabrian Range, between 1400 and 2150 m ( Fig. 7View FIGURE 7) ( Ornosa & Ortiz-Sánchez 2004, Santamaría et al. 2011). In the past, 69 individuals were recorded ( Ornosa 1984; Castro pers. comm.).

B. mendax latofasciatus  is a very rare ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3) and threatened subspecies ( Table 2), only collected once in the last eight years in the Pyrenees, in the National Park Aigüestortes and St. Maurici lake (Ornosa & Torres 2009) and in the Cantabrian Range (Picos de Europa), where 15 individuals were collected in July, 2008 (Asturias, the Bastards, Jou) ( Santamaría et al. 2011). It was assessed as Endangered (EN) in the IUCN Spanish Red List (Ornosa & Torres 2009).

New record. Spain: Lleida: Estany Ratera-Mirador track, 2200 m, 26- VII-2006, 1 worker, C. Ornosa leg., UCMEAbout UCME. 

UCME

Faculdad de Biologia, Departamento de Zoologia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus