Bombus cryptarum (Fabricius, 1775)

Bossert, Silas, 2014, The high alpine bee fauna (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) of the Zillertal Alps, Austria, Biodiversity Data Journal 2, pp. 1115-1115: 1115

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.2.e1115

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Bombus cryptarum (Fabricius, 1775)
status

 

Bombus cryptarum (Fabricius, 1775)  

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: occurrenceRemarks: on Rhododendronferrugineum L.; recordedBy: S. Bossert; individualCount: 1; sex: 1 queen; Location: country: Austria; stateProvince: Tyrol; locality: Zemmgrund ; verbatimElevation: 2006 m; decimalLatitude: 47.022678; decimalLongitude: 11.813367; Event: samplingProtocol: manual catch; eventDate: 07-05-13; habitat: alpine meadow / tall forb meadow GoogleMaps  

Distribution

The species seems to have a boreal distribution in great parts of the Palaearctic and even reaches western North America ( Williams et al. 2012).

Notes

The specimen belongs to a cryptic species complex consisting of Bombus cryptarum   , Bombus lucorum   and Bombus magnus   but could positively be determined as Bombus cryptarum   with the analyses of the nucleotide sequence of the COI gene. For details, see the discussion.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus