Bombus (Thoracobombus) sylvarum (Linnaeus, 1761),

Wood, Thomas James, Cross, Ian & Baldock, David W., 2020, Updates to the bee fauna of Portugal with the description of three new Iberian Andrena species (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila), Zootaxa 4790 (2), pp. 201-228: 216

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4790.2.1

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Bombus (Thoracobombus) sylvarum (Linnaeus, 1761)
status

 

Bombus (Thoracobombus) sylvarum (Linnaeus, 1761) 

Distribution: Europe north to southern Scandinavia, though absent from southern Iberia and most Mediterranean Islands ( Rasmont and Iserbyt 2014).

New data: PORTUGAL: Trás-os-Montes  , Vila Real, Contim , 16.vi.2019, 1♀ (queen)  ; Vila Real, Serra do Larouco , 7.ix.2019, 1♀ (worker); Minho  , Viana do Castelo, Castro Laboreiro , 8.ix.2019, 1♀ (worker)  ; Viana do Castelo, Gavieira , 8.ix.2019, 1♀ (worker), all det. & leg. L. Castro 

Notes: Bombus sylvarum  is known from central and northern Spain extending to the Portuguese border. Its presence in northern Portugal is therefore not unexpected.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Apidae

Genus

Bombus