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Bombus impatiens  Cresson, 1863
Taxonomic Serial No.: 714812

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                     InfraorderAculeata   
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
                                           FamilyApidae  – bumble bees, euglossine, euglossines, honey bees, stingless bees  
                                              SubfamilyApinae   
                                                 TribeBombini   
                                                    GenusBombus Latreille, 1802 – bumblebees, bumble bees  
                                                       SpeciesBombus impatiens Cresson, 1863  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Paul H. Williams  
  Notes: Research Entomologist, Natural History Museum, London, UK   
  Reference for: Bombus impatiens    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Bombus - bumblebees of the world, website (version 16-Nov-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: Maintained by Paul Williams, and available at http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/projects/bombus/index.html   
  Reference for: Bombus impatiens   
       
  Source: Checklist of Apoidea of North America... - 12-Oct-2006, Manuscript (version 12-Oct-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: Griswold, T., and J. S. Ascher. 2005. Checklist of Apoidea of North America (including Central America and the Caribbean) (as-yet unpublished manuscript from 2004+)   
  Reference for: Bombus impatiens   
       
  Source: World Bee Checklist Project - update 2008-09, manuscript (version 10/09/2008)  
  Acquired: 2008   
  Notes: John Ascher, Connal Eardley, Terry Griswold, Gabriel Melo, Andrew Polaszek, Michael Ruggiero, Paul Williams, Ken Walker, and Natapot Warrit. Additional credits noted at: http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?act=x_guide_credit&guide=Apoidea_species   
  Reference for: Bombus impatiens   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Krombein, Karl V., Paul D. Hurd, Jr., David R. Smith, and B. D. Burks  
  Publication Date: 1979   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico, vol. 2: Apocrita (Aculeata)   
  Page(s): xvi + 1199-2209   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bombus impatiens   
       
  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   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0968-0454   
  Notes: updated at http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/projects/bombus/index.html   
  Reference for: Bombus impatiens   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native & Introduced  
    Mexico, Introduced  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Paul Williams ("Bombus - bumblebees of the world" website, 12/2006) says "this species has been introduced into Mexico and into California, which is outside its native range (Thorpe, 2003)", but also (pers. comm., 12/2006) notes that "its precise current status there needs to be confirmed"  
 

 

   

 
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