Bombus (Thoracobombus) pascuorum (Scopoli),

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: 39

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3830.1.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039A5F66-DD12-0473-D787-FDD9FE9FA35D

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scientific name

Bombus (Thoracobombus) pascuorum (Scopoli)
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26. Bombus (Thoracobombus) pascuorum (Scopoli) 

( Figs 54, 55View FIGURES 54 – 55. 54)

APIS Pa  ∫cuorum [ pascuorum  ] Scopoli, 1763: 306.

Apis  ∫enilis [ senilis  ] Fabricius, 1775: 382.

Apis agrorum Fabricius, 1787: 301  (not of Schrank, 1781: 397 = B. mesomelas Gerstaecker  ).

Material examined. 8 workers, 20 males (IAB).

Distribution in North China. Only in northeastern Neimenggu. Common at low elevations of the Moerdaoga forest park, in the transition zone between the Hulunbeir grasslands and the Great Khingan mountains forests in northeastern Neimenggu. Rare at low elevations of the Nenjiang river valley in Elunchun, northeastern Neimenggu, and at medium elevations of the Huanggangliang forest park of the southernmost of the Great Khingan mountains in Neimenggu. 4 localities ( Fig. 54View FIGURES 54 – 55. 54) between 395–1665 m (IAB).

Variation in North China. This species shows strong variation in the colour pattern of the hair across its global distribution. In North China it shows only a small part of this variation (see the key).

Similar species in North China. This species is similar in its brown colour pattern to B. schrencki  , B. hedini  , B. tricornis  and B. atripes  (see the key; Figs 55View FIGURES 54 – 55. 54, 57View FIGURES 56 – 57. 56, 59, 69, 71).

Distribution in China. Neimenggu, Heilongjiang, Xinjiang (IAB).

Forage plants. ASTERACEAE  : Achillea millefolium  , Hieracium umbellatum  , Saussurea  sp., Serratula coronata  ; CRASSULACEAE  : Orostachys fimbriata  , O. malacophylla  ; ONAGRACEAE  : Chamerion angustifolium  ; RANUNCULACEAE  : Aconitum kusnezoffii  ; SCROPHULARIACEAE  : Pseudolysimachion linariifolium  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus

Loc

Bombus (Thoracobombus) pascuorum (Scopoli)

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

Apis agrorum

Fabricius 1787: 301
Schrank 1781: 397
1787
Loc

Apis

Fabricius 1775: 382
1775
Loc

APIS

Scopoli 1763: 306
1763