Bombus (Thoracobombus) schrencki Morawitz

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: 40

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

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scientific name

Bombus (Thoracobombus) schrencki Morawitz
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27. Bombus (Thoracobombus) schrencki Morawitz  

( Figs 56, 57 View FIGURES 56 – 57. 56 )

Bombus Schrencki Morawitz, 1881: 250   .

Material examined. 1 queen, 39 workers, 24 males (IAB).

Distribution in North China. Primarily on the Bashang plateau, the Taihangshan mountains, and the Great Khingan mountains. Common at medium to high elevations of the Wutaishan forest park in Shanxi, at medium elevations of the Huanggangliang forest park of the southernmost Great Khingan mountains in Keshiketeng, Neimenggu, and at low elevations of the northernmost Great Khingan mountains in Genhe, Neimenggu. Rare at medium elevations of the Bashang plateau in northern Hebei, at medium elevations of the Pangquangou nature reserve of the Lvliangshan mountains in northern Shanxi, at medium elevations of the loess plateau in southern Ningxia, and at low elevations of the Moerdaoga forest park, the transition zone between the Hulunbeir grasslands and the Great Khingan mountains forests in northeastern Neimenggu. 19 localities ( Fig. 56 View FIGURES 56 – 57. 56 ) between 593–3056 m (IAB).

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

Distribution in China. Hebei, Shanxi, Neimenggu, Jinling, Heilongjiang, Ningxia, Xinjiang (IAB). Forage plants. ASTERACEAE   : Chrysanthemum chanetii   , Cirsium leo   , Helianthus annuus   , Ixeris polycephala   , Leontopodium omeiense   , Saussurea purpurascens   , Serratula coronata   ; CAMPANULACEAE   : Adenophora wawreana   ; CRASSULACEAE   : Orostachys fimbriata   ; DIPSACACEAE   : Scabiosa comosa   ; FABACEAE   : Vicia unijuga   ; LAMIACEAE   : Elsholtzia densa   , E. stauntonii   ; ROSACEAE   : Potentilla fruticosa   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus

Loc

Bombus (Thoracobombus) schrencki Morawitz

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

Bombus Schrencki Morawitz, 1881 : 250

Morawitz 1881: 250
1881