Bombus gerstaeckeri Morawitz, 1882

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

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

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scientific name

Bombus gerstaeckeri Morawitz, 1882
status

 

Bombus gerstaeckeri Morawitz, 1882  

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: occurrenceRemarks: on Aconitumnapellus L.; recordedBy: S. Bossert; individualCount: 3; sex: 3 females; Location: country: Austria; stateProvince: Tyrol; locality: Zemmgrund ; verbatimElevation: 1603 m; decimalLatitude: 47.032362; decimalLongitude: 11.776317; Event: samplingProtocol: manual catch; eventDate: 08-08-13; habitat: tall forb meadow GoogleMaps  

Distribution

The species occurs in the Pyrenees, European Alps and on the Balkan Peninsula ( Amiet 1996). Further it has been mentioned for the Carpathian and Caucasus Mountains ( Ponchau et al. 2006).

Notes

Bombus gerstaeckeri   is an oligolectic species and feeds on Aconitum   spp. ( Pittioni 1937, Amiet 1996, Utelli and Roy 2000).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus