Bombus (Bombus) lucorum (Linnaeus),

An, Jiandong, Williams, Paul H., Zhou, Bingfeng, Miao, Zhengying & Qi, Wenzhong, 2011, The bumblebees of Gansu, Northwest China (Hymenoptera, Apidae), Zootaxa 2865, pp. 1-36: 20

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.204407

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scientific name

Bombus (Bombus) lucorum (Linnaeus)
status

s. l.

38. Bombus (Bombus) lucorum (Linnaeus)  s. l.

( Fig. 41View FIGURE 40 – 54)

APIS lucorum Linnaeus, 1761: 425  , lectotype male ( Day, 1979: 66) LSL examined. Sweden. Bombus (Bombus) terrestris  ssp. minshanicola Bischoff, 1936: 2, type not seen. Regarded as conspecific with Bombus lucorum (Linnaeus)  by Krüger (1951). China: Gansu.

Taxonomy: this is a complex of morphologically very similar taxa that cannot at present be diagnosed reliably for all individuals ( Williams et al., 2009).

Material examined. 6 queens 84 workers 69 males (IAB).

Distribution in Gansu. Abundant at medium to high elevations of the western mountains and Qinghai-Tibetan plateau in the southwest, common at medium elevations of the southeastern mountains ( Fig. 41View FIGURE 40 – 54); 20 localities between 1506 and 4011 m (IAB).

Distribution in China. Hebei, Shanxi, Neimenggu, Sichuan, Yunnan, Xizang, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, Xinjiang (IAB).

Forage plants. ALLIACEAE  : Allium senescens  ; APIACEAE  : Angelica  sp.; ASTERACEAE  : Anaphalis lactea  , Aster farreri  , Carduus crispus  , Cirsium japonicum  , Cosmos bipinnatus  , Helianthus annuus  , Ligularia przewalskii  , Ligularia  sp., Parasenecio roborowskii  , Picris hieracioides  , Saussurea gossypiphora  , S. purpurascens  , Saussurea  sp., Stemmacantha uniflora  ; BUDDLEJACEAE  : Buddleja officinalis  ; CRASSULACEAE  : Sedum  sp.; FABACEAE  : Astragalus  sp., Lathyrus pratensis  , Oxytropis kansuensis  , O. ochrocephala  , Oxytropis  sp.; GENTIANACEAE  : Gentiana straminea  ; LAMIACEAE  : Nepeta prattii  , Phlomis umbrosa  , Salvia przewalskii  , Thymus mongolicus  ; MALVACEAE  : Althaea rosea  ; ONAGRACEAE  : Epilobium angustifolium  ; POLYGONACEAE  : Polygonum macrophyllum  , P. viviparum  ; RANUNCULACEAE  : Anemone rivularis  ; ROSACEAE  : Sorbaria arborea  ; SCROPHULARIACEAE  : Pedicularis kansuensis  , P. t or t a, Pedicularis  sp., Veronica  sp.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus

Loc

Bombus (Bombus) lucorum (Linnaeus)

An, Jiandong, Williams, Paul H., Zhou, Bingfeng, Miao, Zhengying & Qi, Wenzhong 2011
2011
Loc

APIS lucorum

Bischoff 1936: 2
Linnaeus 1761: 425
1761