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Distribution path and Subregions of Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa
Subregions: Central Africa (Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe), East Africa (Indian Ocean islands), North Africa (Algeria, Macaronesia, Morocco, Tunisia), Southern Africa (Namibia, Republic South Africa, Swaziland)
Taxonomy for Bombus (Bumble bees) in Africa
Class
Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 827 families, 23601 genera, 179875 species
Tree
Subclass
Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 814 families, 23476 genera, 179514 species
Tree
Infraclass
Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 778 families, 23165 genera, 177814 species
Tree
Superorder
Africa
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 468 families, 18030 genera, 155887 species
Tree
Order
Africa
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 74 families, 2379 genera, 22538 species
Tree
Suborder
Africa
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 67 families, 2319 genera, 22216 species
Tree
Infraorder
Africa
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 27 families, 930 genera, 14380 species
Tree
Superfamily
Africa
Apoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Solitary Bees)
 10 families, 306 genera, 5380 species
Tree
Group
Africa
Apiformes (Brothers, 1975) (Bees)
 7 families, 199 genera, 3745 species
Tree
Family
Africa
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) (Stingless bees) - Systematics
 65 genera, 1085 species
Site
Tree
Subfamily
Africa
Apinae (Latreille, 1802) (Honey bees)
 35 genera, 487 species
Tree
Tribe
Africa
Bombini (Latreille, 1802) (Bumblebees)
 1 genus, 22 species
Tree
Genus
Africa
Bombus (Latreille, 1802) (Bumble bees)
 22 species and subspecies in 897 Species and 67 Subgenera
Site
Tree
Show Info
Species1.849    worldwide
Common namesBumble bees, Bumblebees, Humble bees, Bumblebee, Variably banded bumble bee
German namesHummeln und Kuckuckshummeln, Hummeln
Dutch namesHommels
Danish namesHumlebi
Finnish namesKimalaiset
Norwegian namesHumler
Swedish namesHumlor
AuthorLatreille, 1802
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, São Tomé and Príncipe, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam
Links and ReferencesBombus in faunaeur.org
Bombus in itis.gov
Bombus in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Bombus in Africa
Bombus barbutellus (Kirby, 1802)Barbutīs cuckoo-beeInfo
Bombus canariensis (Perez, 1895)Info
Bombus dahlbomii (Guérin-méneville, 1835)Info
Bombus huntii (Greene, 1860)Hunt bumble beeInfo
Bombus hypnorum (Linnaeus, 1758)Tree bumblebeeInfo
Bombus insularis -> Bombus hypnorumIndiscriminate cuckoo bumble beeInfo
Bombus laesus (Morawitz, 1875)Info
Bombus lantschouensis (Vogt, 1908)Info
Bombus lapidarius (Linnaeus, 1758)Red-tailed bumblebeeSite
Bombus longipennis (Friese, 1918)Info
Bombus lucorum -> Bombus lantschouensisWhite-tailed bumblebeeInfo
Bombus maxillosus -> Bombus barbutellusInfo
Bombus occidentalis -> Bombus terricolaWestern bumble beeInfo
Bombus pratorum (Illiger, 1806)Early bumblebeeSite
Bombus ruderarius -> Bombus ruderariusRed-shanked carder beeInfo
Bombus ruderarius (Müller, 1776)Info
Bombus ruderatus (Fabricius, 1775)Large garden bumblebeeInfo
Bombus rufocinctus (Cresson, 1863)Redbelted bumble beeInfo
Bombus terrestris -> Bombus longipennisLarge earth bumblebeeSite
Bombus terricola (Kirby, 1837)Yellowbanded bumble beeInfo
Bombus vestalis (Geoffroy, 1785)Vestal cuckoo-beeInfo
Bombus vosnesenskii (Radoszkowski, 1862)Vosnesensky bumble beeInfo
22 Species in Bombus for Africa listed
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
GroupApiformes
Bees
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
AuthorLatreille, 1802
 
Synonyms
Bremus (Panzer, 1804)
Calyptapis (Cockerell, 1906)
Chromobombus (Dalla Torre, 1880)
Leucobombus (Dalla Torre, 1880)
Psithyrus (Saaristo & Tanasevitch, 2004)
Pyrrhobombus (Dalla Torre, 1882)
Terrestribombus (Vogt, 1911)

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