Bombus (Thoracobombus) atripes Smith

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: 45

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Bombus (Thoracobombus) atripes Smith
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34. Bombus (Thoracobombus) atripes Smith  

( Figs 70, 71 View FIGURES 70 – 71. 70 )

Bombus atripes Smith, 1852 a: 44   .

Material examined. 11 workers (IAB).

Distribution in North China. Only in the Qin-Ba mountains in southern Shaanxi. Rare at low to medium elevations of the Changqing nature reserve of the Qinling mountains, and at low elevations of the Micangshan mountains in southern Shaanxi. 7 localities ( Fig. 70 View FIGURES 70 – 71. 70 ) between 272–1137 m (IAB).

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

Distribution in China. Chongqing, Shaanxi (IAB).

Forage plants. ARALIACEAE   : Aralia chinensis   ; LYTHRACEAE   : Lagerstroemia indica   ; SAXIFRAGACEAE   : Astilbe chinensis   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus

Loc

Bombus (Thoracobombus) atripes Smith

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

Bombus atripes

Smith 1852: 44
1852