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Bombus occidentalis  Greene, 1858
Taxonomic Serial No.: 714827

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  – bumble bees, euglossine, euglossines, honey bees, stingless bees  
                                                    GenusBombus Latreille, 1802 – bumblebees, bumble bees  
                                                       SpeciesBombus occidentalis Greene, 1858  

  Expert: Paul H. Williams  
  Notes: Research Entomologist, Natural History Museum, London, UK   
  Reference for: Bombus occidentalis    
  Other Source(s):    
  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 Checklist of Apoidea of North America (including Central America and the Caribbean) (as-yet unpublished manuscript from 2004+)   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: 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:   
  Reference for: Bombus occidentalis   
  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   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-8567   
  Reference for: Bombus occidentalis   

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



  Comment: probable synonym of B. terricola (Paul Williams, pers. comm. Dec. 2006)  



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