NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF UKRAINE
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Bombus fragrans (Pallas, 1771)

Synonym
  • Apis fragrans Pallas, 1771
Vernacular Name

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Conservation status
RDBUkr: Зникаючі
Value of species
Pollinator species
Remarks
Detail
One of 11 species of the subgenus Subterraneobombus. One of 250 world known species of the genus Bombus, and one of 40 bumblebee species in the fauna of Ukraine. DISTRIBUTION: Palaearctic Region. It extends from Lower Austria in the west to Inner Mongolia in the east and from the regions of Kazan (Russia) and Moscow to the Great Taurus in Anatolia. In Europe, its distribution is discontinuous, with a western isolate in Lower Austria and Hungary and an oriental zone in the Ukraine. The species is uncommon. As B. fragrans is the tallest bumblebee of the West-Palaarctic and it is easy to recognise.
Book reference
  • Проект організації території Чорноморського біосферного заповідника НАН України та охорони його природних комплексів. Ч. 1. К.- 2016. 300 с.
Experts
  • Iren KONOVALOVA, e-mail: iren@museum.lviv.net

Taxonomic branch

Biota
Eukaryota
Animalia
Eumetazoa
Arthropoda
Hexapoda
Insecta
Hymenoptera
Apidae