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Bombus occidentalis  Greene, 1858
Taxonomic Serial No.: 714827

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Bombus howardii Cresson, 1863
 
    Bombus proximus Cresson, 1863
 
    Bombus perixanthus Cockerell and Porter, 1899
 
    Bombus howardi Cresson, 1863
 
    Bombus proximus coloradensis Titus, 1902
 
    Bombus terricola severini Frison, 1926
 
    Bombus occidentalis nigroscutatus Franklin, 1912
 
    Bombus occidentalis occidentalis Greene, 1858
 
    Bremus terricola severini Frison, 1926
 
  Common Name(s): Western Bumble Bee [English]
 
       
  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  – euglossine, euglossines, honey bees, stingless bees  
                                              SubfamilyApinae   
                                                 TribeBombini   
                                                    GenusBombus Latreille, 1802 – Bumblebees, Bumble Bees  
                                                       SpeciesBombus occidentalis Greene, 1858 – Western Bumble Bee  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Bombus occidentalis    
       
  Expert: Paul H. Williams  
  Notes: Research Entomologist, Natural History Museum, London, UK   
  Reference for: Bombus occidentalis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Bumble Bees of the Western United States, website (version 01/01/2011)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/pollinators/documents/BumbleBeeGuideWestern2012.pdf   
  Reference for: Western Bumble Bee[English]   
       
  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 occidentalis   
       
  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). http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Apoidea_species   
  Reference for: Bombus occidentalis   
       
  Source: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, website (version 2018-1)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Notes: http://www.redlist.org/   
  Reference for: Bombus occidentalis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Owen, R. E., K. W. Richards, and A. Wilkes  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chromosome numbers and Karyotypic Variation in Bumble Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae; Bombini)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, vol. 68, no. 3   
  Page(s): 290-302   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-8567   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bombus occidentalis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, Paul H.  
  Publication Date: 2021   
  Article/Chapter Title: Not just cryptic, but a barcode bush: PTP re-analysis of global data for the bumblebee subgenus Bombus s. str. supports additional species (Apidae, genus Bombus)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Natural History, vol. 55, nos. 5-6   
  Page(s): 271-282   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2933   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2021.1900444   
  Reference for: Bombus occidentalis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Bombus occidentalis Greene, 1858 is a probable synonym of Bombus terricola (Paul Williams, pers. comm. Dec. 2006)  
    Status: IUCN - Vulnerable as Bombus occidentalis Greene, 1858. Hatfield, R., Jepsen, S., Thorp, R., Richardson, L., Colla, S. & Foltz Jordan, S. 2015. Bombus occidentalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T44937492A46440201. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-2.RLTS.T44937492A46440201.en  
 

 

   

 
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