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Bombus muscorum  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 714965

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Apis muscorum Linnaeus, 1758
    Bombus laevis Vogt, 1909
    Apis impavidus Harris, 1776
    Apis melinus Harris, 1776
    Bombus bruneri Swenk, 1938
    Bombus muscorum agricolae Baker, 1996
    Adventoribombus muscorum pereziellus Skorikov, 1922
    Bombus muscorum orcadensis Richards, 1935
    Bombus smithianus pallidus Evans, 1901
    Bombus muscorum volcarum Kruseman, 1958
    Bombus muscorum celticus Yarrow, 1978
    Bombus cognatus nigripes Pérez, 1909
    Bombus muscorum sladeni Vogt, 1911
    Agrobombus smithianus bannitus Popov, 1930
    Bombus smithianus allenellus Stelfox, 1933
    Bombus muscorum scyllonius Richards, 1935
    Bombus muscorum liepetterseni Løken, 1973
    Bombus laevis agricolae Baker, 1996
    Bombus smithianus scyllonius Richards, 1935
    Bombus muscorum fulvofasciatus Friese, 1905
  Common Name(s): Large Carder-bee [English]
    Moss 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, guêpes 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 muscorum (Linnaeus, 1758) – Large Carder-bee, Moss Carder-bee  
    Direct Children:  
                                                          Subspecies Bombus muscorum muscorum (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                                          Subspecies Bombus muscorum pereziellus Loken, 1973  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Bombus muscorum    
  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 muscorum, Large Carder-bee [English], Moss 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 muscorum   
  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 muscorum   

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






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