Bombus (Subterraneobombus) subterraneus (Linnaeus),

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: 25

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

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scientific name

Bombus (Subterraneobombus) subterraneus (Linnaeus)
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7. Bombus (Subterraneobombus) subterraneus (Linnaeus) 

( Figs 16, 17View FIGURES 16 – 17. 16)

APIS  ∫ubterranea [subterranea] Linnaeus, 1758: 579.

Megabombus (Subterraneobombus) subterraneus dlabolai Tkalců, 1974 a: 47  .

Taxonomy. Revised by Williams et al. (2011).

Material examined. 1 male (IAB).

Distribution in North China. Very rare at low elevations of the Moerdaoga forest park in northeastern Neimenggu, the transition zone between the Hulunbeir grassland and the Great Khingan mountains forests. 1 locality ( Fig. 16View FIGURES 16 – 17. 16) at 618 m (IAB).

Variation in North China. This species shows strong variation in the colour pattern of the hair across its global distribution (Williams et al., 2011), but shows little variation in North China ( Fig. 17View FIGURES 16 – 17. 16).

Similar species in North China. This species is similar in its grey colour pattern to B. exil  (see the key; Figs 17View FIGURES 16 – 17. 16, 67View FIGURES 66 – 67. 66).

Distribution in China. Neimenggu, Xinjiang (IAB).

Forage plants. No records.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus

Loc

Bombus (Subterraneobombus) subterraneus (Linnaeus)

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

Megabombus (Subterraneobombus) subterraneus dlabolai Tkalců, 1974 a : 47

Tkalcu 1974: 47
1974
Loc

APIS

Linnaeus 1758: 579
1758