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Bombus barbutellus  (Kirby, 1802)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 714869

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Bombus maxillosus Klug, 1817
    Apis barbutella Kirby, 1802
    Apis saltuum Panzer, 1801
    Psithyrus lugubris Kriechbaumer, 1870
    Bombus varians Seidl, 1838
    Psithyrus barbutellus (Kirby, 1802)
    Psithyrus maxillosus (Klug, 1817)
    Apis cincta Preyssler, 1793
    Bombus intermedius (Popov, 1931)
    Psithyrus barbutellus bimaculatus Popov, 1931
    Psithyrus barbutellus ponticus Grütte, 1940
    Psithyrus barbutellus richardsi Popov, 1931
    Psithyrus barbutellus maculinotus Popov, 1931
    Psithyrus vestalis leucoproctus Lepeletier, 1832
    Psithyrus barbutellus anatolicus Grütte, 1940
    Psithyrus barbutellus trifasciatus Hoffer, 1889
    Psithyrus lugubris nigricollis Kriechbaumer, 1870
    Psithyrus lugubris unicolor Kriechbaumer, 1870
    Psithyrus lugubris collaris Kriechbaumer, 1870
    Psithyrus lugubris mixta Kriechbaumer, 1870
    Psithyrus lugubris scutellaris Kriechbaumer, 1870
    Psithyrus barbutellus italicus Grütte, 1940
    Psithyrus maxillosus fallaciosus Popov, 1931
    Psithyrus maxillosus intermedius Popov, 1931
    Psithyrus barbutellus innaleucus Quilis, 1932
    Psithyrus barbutellus alticola Quilis, 1932
    Psithyrus maxillosus pseudobarbutellus Quilis, 1932
    Psithyrus barbutellus flavothoracica Müller, 1936
    Psithyrus barbutellus nigrescens Müller, 1936
    Psithyrus maxillosus gilva Müller, 1936
    Psithyrus barbutellus perinii Pittioni, 1939
    Psithyrus barbutellus subbimaculatus Pittioni, 1939
    Psithyrus barbutellus mehelyi Pittioni, 1939
    Psithyrus barbutellus analogus Pittioni, 1939
    Psithyrus maxillosus subscutellaris Pittioni, 1939
    Psithyrus maxillosus popovi Pittioni, 1939
    Psithyrus maxillosus drenowskii Pittioni, 1939
    Psithyrus maxillosus bureschi Pittion, 1939
    Psithyrus maxillosus alboscutellaris Pittioni, 1939
    Psithyrus barbutellus kocoureki May, 1942
    Psithyrus maxillosus flavomixtus May, 1944
    Psithyrus maxillosus pittionii May, 1944
    Psithyrus maxillosus subleucoproctus May, 1944
    Psithyrus maxillosus pseudoscutellaris May, 1944
    Psithyrus maxillosus susterai May, 1944
    Psithyrus barbutellus schmiedeknechti May, 1944
    Psithyrus barbutellus taborskyi May, 1944
    Psithyrus barbutellus kriechbaumeri May, 1944
    Psithyrus barbutellus hofferi May, 1944
    Psithyrus barbutellus kirbyi May, 1944
    Psithyrus barbutellus aspersus May, 1944
    Psithyrus barbutellus nigrobasalis May, 1944
    Psithyrus barbutellus semibasalis May, 1944
    Psithyrus barbutellus flavobasalis May, 1944
    Psithyrus barbutellus thoracicus May, 1944
    Psithyrus barbutellus flavoabdominalis May, 1944
    Psithyrus richardsi licenti Maa, 1948
    Psithyrus richardsi leucopygus Reinig, 1936
  Common Name(s): Barbut's 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, guępes 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 barbutellus (Kirby, 1802) – Barbut's Cuckoo-bee  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Bombus barbutellus    
  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 barbutellus, Barbut's 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 barbutellus   
  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 barbutellus   

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






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