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Large carder bee - Bombus muscorum


Large carder bee - Bombus muscorum
Large carder bee - Bombus muscorum

Bombus (Megabombus) muscorum
Subspecies1
Common namesMoss carder bee, Large carder bee, Shetland Bumblebee, Moss-carder bumblebee, Moss Carder-bee, Large Carder-bee
German namesMooshummel, Marschhummel
Dutch namesMoshommel
Danish namesMoshumle
Finnish namesSammalkimalainen
Norwegian namesKysthumle
Swedish namesMosshumla
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (South England (Southeast England (Kent, Surrey county))))), Ireland), Germany, Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic), Southeast Europe (Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Yugoslavia (Croatia, Macedonia)), East Europe (Ukraine)
Asia
West Asia (Near East (Turkey)), Far East (East Asia (Mongolia)), Central Asia (Turkestan (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan)), South Asia, North Asia
Caucasus
Armenia, Azerbaijan
Russia
Siberia


Distribution by Synonymus:
Bombus muscorum orcadensis   British Isles, Great Britain
CountriesArmenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesBombus muscorum in dyntaxa.se
Bombus muscorum in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Large carder bee - Bombus muscorum
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderHymenoptera
Wasps, Bees, Ants, Sawflies, Ants and wasps
SuborderApocrita
True wasps, Bees, Ants, Narrow-waisted hymenopterans, Parasitic wasps, Wasps
InfraorderAculeata
Stinging wasps
SuperfamilyApoidea
Solitary Bees, Social Bees, Apoid Wasps, Bees, Sphecoid wasps
FamilyApidae
Stingless bees, Honey bees, Euglossines, Bumble bees, Cuckoo Bees, Carpenter Bees, Digger Bees, Long-tongued Bees
SubfamilyApinae
Honey bees, Stingless bees, Orchid bees, Bumble Bees, Long-horned Bees, Digger Bees
TribeBombini
Bumblebees, Bumble Bees
GenusBombus
Bumble bees, Bumblebees, Humble bees, Bumblebee, Variably banded bumble bee
SubgenusMegabombus
Speciesmuscorum
Bombus muscorum
Moss carder bee, Large carder bee, Shetland Bumblebee, Moss-carder bumblebee, Moss Carder-bee, Large Carder-bee
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
Wingspan35 mm
 
Synonyms
Adventoribombus muscorum pereziellus
Apis muscorum
Bombus laevis
Bombus muscorum agricolae
Bombus muscorum celticus
Bombus muscorum orcadensis
Bombus muscorum volcarum
Bombus pallidus_homonym
 
Subspecies
Bombus muscorum scyllonius
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