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Bombus sylvestris  (Lepeletier, 1832)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 715024

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Apathus brasiliensis Smith, 1854
    Psithyrus sylvestris Lepeletier, 1832
    Psithyrus quadricolor sylvestris Lepeletier, 1832
    Psithyrus quadricolor citrinus Schmiedeknecht, 1883
    Psithyrus quadricolor luctuosus Hoffer, 1889
    Psithyrus sylvestris atricans Richards, 1928
    Psithyrus sylvestris albicans Richards, 1928
    Psithyrus sylvestris bradleyi Richards, 1928
    Psithyrus sylvestris atrithorax Richards, 1928
    Psithyrus sylvestris carelicus Richards, 1928
    Psithyrus sylvestris fuscocitrinus Richards, 1928
    Psithyrus sylvestris pseudoquadricolor Quilis, 1932
    Psithyrus sylvestris decoloratus Quilis, 1932
    Psithyrus sylvestris popovi Yasumatsu, 1933
    Psithyrus sylvestris richardsi Pittioni, 1939
    Psithyrus sylvestris maculatus May, 1944
    Psithyrus sylvestris citronigrobasalis May, 1944
    Psithyrus sylvestris citromaculatus May, 1944
    Psithyrus sylvestris citrocarelicus May, 1944
    Psithyrus sylvestris nigrobasalis May, 1944
    Psithyrus sylvestris bimaculatus May, 1944
  Common Name(s): Four-colored Cuckoo-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 sylvestris (Lepeletier, 1832) – Four-colored Cuckoo-Bee  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Bombus sylvestris    
  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 sylvestris, Four-colored Cuckoo-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 sylvestris   
  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 sylvestris   

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






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