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Bombus humilis  Illiger, 1806
Taxonomic Serial No.: 714925

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Bombus insipidus Radoszkowski, 1884
    Bombus helferanus Seidl, 1838
    Bombus tristis Seidl, 1838
    Bombus solstitialis Panzer, 1806
    Bombus variabilis Schmiedeknecht, 1878
    Bombus fieberanus Seidl, 1838
    Apis fulvescens Schrank, 1802
    Apis tumulorum Panzer, 1804
    Bombus staudingeri Vogt, 1909
    Bombus helferanus subbaicalensis Vogt, 1911
    Megabombus humilis paraurantiacus Reinig, 1976
    Bombus humilis rufoaurantiacus Reinig, 1970
    Bombus humilis anglicus Yarrow, 1978
    Megabombus humilis staudingerioides Reinig, 1976
    Bombus variabilis hafsahlianus Vogt, 1947
    Bombus helferanus hafsahli Vogt, 1909
    Bombus variabilis hafsahloides Vogt, 1947
    Bombus humilis luteoaurantiacus Reinig, 1970
    Bombus muscorum staudingeri Dalla Torre, 1882
    Bombus variabilis notomelas Schmiedeknecht, 1878
    Bombus variabilis aurantiacus Dalla Torre, 1882
    Bombus variabilis sordida Friese and Wagner, 1884
    Bombus helferanus quasimuscorum Vogt, 1909
    Bombus helferanus appeninus Vogt, 1909
    Bombus helferanus propeaurantiacus Vogt, 1909
    Bombus variabilis nigrinus Krüger, 1940
    Bombus helferanus foreli Vogt, 1909
    Megabombus humilus staudingeri (Dalla Torre, 1882)
  Common Name(s): Brown-banded Carder-bee [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guępes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
                                           FamilyApidae  – euglossine, euglossines, honey bees, stingless bees  
                                                    GenusBombus Latreille, 1802 – Bumblebees, Bumble Bees  
                                                       SpeciesBombus humilis Illiger, 1806 – Brown-banded Carder-bee  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Bombus humilis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Bombus - bumblebees of the world, website (version 16-Nov-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: Maintained by Paul Williams, and available at   
  Reference for: Bombus humilis, Brown-banded Carder-bee [English]   
  Source: Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist - Draft-54, website (version Draft-54)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Ascher, J. S. and J. Pickering. 01 February, 2020. Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila).   
  Reference for: Bombus humilis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, P. H.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: An annotated checklist of bumble bees with an analysis of patterns of description (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Bombini)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the Natural History Museum (Entomology), vol. 67, no. 1   
  Page(s): 79-152   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0968-0454   
  Notes: updated at   
  Reference for: Bombus humilis   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  






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