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Distribution path and Subregions of America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America
Subregions: Caribbean (Caribbean islands), Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama), North America (Canada, Greenland, Mexico, Rocky Mountains, USA), South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela)
Taxonomy for Bombus (Bumble bees) in America
Class
America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1260 families, 37523 genera, 346029 species
Tree
Subclass
America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1233 families, 37258 genera, 345526 species
Tree
Infraclass
America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1103 families, 36609 genera, 341854 species
Tree
Superorder
America
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 612 families, 28784 genera, 292863 species
Tree
Order
America
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 97 families, 3811 genera, 41692 species
Tree
Suborder
America
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 83 families, 3653 genera, 40929 species
Tree
Infraorder
America
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 32 families, 1157 genera, 20820 species
Tree
Superfamily
America
Apoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Solitary Bees)
 11 families, 553 genera, 11195 species
Tree
Group
America
Apiformes (Brothers, 1975) (Bees)
 7 families, 400 genera, 10045 species
Tree
Family
America
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) (Stingless bees) - Systematics
 165 genera, 3516 species
Site
Tree
Subfamily
America
Apinae (Latreille, 1802) (Honey bees)
 129 genera, 2377 species
Tree
Tribe
America
Bombini (Latreille, 1802) (Bumblebees)
 1 genus, 164 species
Tree
Genus
America
Bombus (Latreille, 1802) (Bumble bees)
 164 species and subspecies in 898 Species and 67 Subgenera
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Species1.850    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)

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Species overview - Checklist for Bombus in America
Species with B
Bombus affinis (Cresson, 1863)Rusty patched bumble beeInfo
Bombus appositus (Cresson, 1878)White-shouldered bumble beeInfo
Bombus argillaceus (Scopoli, 1763)Info
Bombus ashtoni (Cresson, 1864)Ashton cuckoo bumble beeInfo
Bombus atratus (Franklin, 1913)Info
Bombus auricomus (Robertson, 1903)Black and gold bumble beeInfo
Bombus baeri ()Info
Bombus baeri (Vachal, 1904)Info
Bombus balteatus (Dahlbom, 1832)Golden-belted bumblebeeInfo
Bombus barbutellus (Kirby, 1802)Barbut´s cuckoo-beeInfo
Bombus bellicosus (Smith, 1879)Info
Bombus bifarius (Cresson, 1878)Black-notched Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus bifarius bifarius ()Info
Bombus bifarius nearcticus ()Info
Bombus bimaculatus (Cresson, 1863)Twospotted bumble beeInfo
Bombus bohemicus (Seidl, 1837)Gypsy cuckoo-beeInfo
Bombus borealis (Kirby, 1837)Northern amber bumble beeInfo
Bombus braccatus (Friese, 1905)Info
Bombus brachycephalus (Handlirsch, 1888)Info
Bombus brasiliensis (Lepeletier, 1835)Info
Bombus breviceps (Smith, 1852)Info
Bombus brevivillus (Franklin, 1913)Info
Bombus butteli (Friese, 1903)Info
Bombus californicus -> Bombus fervidusCalifornia bumble beeInfo
Bombus caliginosus (Frison, 1927)Obscure bumble beeInfo
Bombus centralis (Cresson, 1864)Central bumble beeInfo
Bombus citrinus (Smith, 1854)Lemon cuckoo bumble beeInfo
Bombus coccineus ()Info
Bombus coccineus (Friese, 1903)Info
Bombus cockerelli (Franklin, 1913)Cockerell´s Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus crotchii ()Orange Rump BumblebeeInfo
Bombus crotchii (Cresson, 1878)Info
Bombus cryptarum (Fabricius, 1775)Cryptic Bumble BeeSite
Bombus dahlbomii (Guérin-méneville, 1835)Info
Bombus digressus (Milliron, 1962)Info
Bombus diligens (Smith, 1861)Info
Bombus distinguendus (Morawitz, 1869)Great yellow bumblebeeInfo
Bombus distinguendus (Morawitz, 1869)Info
Bombus ecuadorius (Meunier, 1890)Info
Bombus edwardsii -> Bombus melanopygusEdward´s BumblebeeInfo
Bombus ephippiatus (Say, 1837)Info
Bombus excellens (Smith, 1879)Info
Bombus fernaldae -> Bombus flavidusFernald cuckoo bumble beeInfo
Bombus fervida (Fabricius, 1798)Info
Bombus fervidas ()Golden Northern Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus fervidus (Fabricius, 1798)Yellow bumble beeInfo
Bombus fervidus californicus ()California Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus fervidus fervidus ()Info
Bombus flavidus (Eversmann, 1852)Info
Bombus flavifrons (Cresson, 1863)Yellow head bumble beeInfo
Bombus formosellus (Frison, 1934)Info
Bombus franklini (Frison, 1921)Franklin bumble beeInfo
Bombus fraternus (Smith, 1854)Southern plains bumble beeInfo
Bombus fraternus (Smith, 1854)Info
Bombus frigidus (Smith, 1854)Frigid bumblebeeInfo
Bombus funebris ()Info
Bombus funebris (Smith, 1854)Info
Bombus griseocollis (De Geer, 1773)Brownbelted bumble beeInfo
Bombus guatemalensis -> Bombus wilmattaeInfo
Bombus handlirschi (Friese, 1903)Info
Bombus handlirschi (Friese, 1903)Info
Bombus haueri ()Info
Bombus hortorum (Tkalcu, 1960)Site
Bombus hortulanus (Friese, 1904)Info
Bombus hortulanus (Smith, 1904)Info
Bombus humilis (Illiger, 1806)Brown-banded carder beeSite
Bombus humilis (Illiger, 1806)Site
Bombus huntii (Greene, 1860)Hunt bumble beeInfo
Bombus hyperboreus (Schönherr, 1809)High Arctic Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus hypnorum (Linnaeus, 1758)Tree bumblebeeInfo
Bombus hypocrita (Perez, 1905)Info
Bombus impatiens (Cresson, 1863)Common eastern bumble beeInfo
Bombus insularis -> Bombus hypnorumIndiscriminate cuckoo bumble beeInfo
Bombus intrudens (Smith, 1861)Info
Bombus irisanensis (Cockerell, 1910)Info
Bombus jonellus (Kirby, 1802)Heath bumblebeeInfo
Bombus lantschouensis (Vogt, 1908)Info
Bombus lapidarius (Linnaeus, 1758)Red-tailed bumblebeeSite
Bombus lapidarius -> Bombus semenovianusSite
Bombus lapponicus -> Bombus monticolaInfo
Bombus lepidus (Skorikov, 1912)Info
Bombus longipennis (Friese, 1918)Info
Bombus lucorum -> Bombus lantschouensisWhite-tailed bumblebeeInfo
Bombus lucorum lucorum (Linnaeus, 1761)Info
Bombus lucorum moderatus ()Info
Bombus macgregori (Labougle & Ayala, 1985)Info
Bombus medius (Cresson, 1863)Info
Bombus medius (Cresson, 1863)Info
Bombus melaleucus (Handlirsch, 1888)Info
Bombus melaleucus (Handlirsch, 1888)Info
Bombus melanopyge (Nylander, 1848)Info
Bombus melanopygus (Nylander, 1848)Black tail bumble beeInfo
Bombus melanopygus edwardsii ()Info
Bombus mesomelas (Gerstäcker, 1869)Info
Bombus mexicanus (Cresson, 1878)Info
Bombus mixtus (Cresson, 1878)Fuzzy-horned bumble beeInfo
Bombus monticola (Smith, 1849)Mountain bumblebeeInfo
Bombus morio (Swederus, 1787)Info
Bombus morrisoni (Cresson, 1878)Morrison bumble beeInfo
Bombus mysticus (Frison, 1925)Info
Bombus neoboreus -> Bombus strenuusInfo
Bombus nevadensis -> Bombus auricomusNevada bumble beeInfo
Bombus nevadensis (Cresson, 1874)Info
Bombus nevadensis nevadensis ()Info
Bombus nobilis (Friese, 1905)Info
Bombus novus (Frison, 1933)Info
Bombus occidentalis -> Bombus terricolaWestern bumble beeInfo
Bombus opifex (Smith, 1879)Info
Bombus pascuorum (Scopoli, 1763)Common carder beeSite
Bombus pascuorum (Vogt, 1909)Site
Bombus pennsylvanicus -> Bombus pensylvanicaAmerican Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus pennsylvanicus pennsylvanicus ()Info
Bombus pensylvanica (De Geer, 1773)Info
Bombus pensylvanicus (De Geer, 1773)American bumble beeInfo
Bombus pensylvanicus sonorus ()Sonoran Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus perplexus -> Bombus soroeensisConfusing bumble beeInfo
Bombus pleuralis (Nylander, 1848)Info
Bombus polaris (Curtis, 1835)Polar Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus praticola (Kirby, 1837)Info
Bombus proavus (T. D. A. Cockerell, 1931)Info
Bombus pullatus (Franklin, 1913)Info
Bombus robustus (Smith, 1854)Info
Bombus robustus (Smith, 1854)Info
Bombus rohweri (Frison, 1925)Info
Bombus rohweri (Frison, 1925)Info
Bombus rotundiceps (Friese, 1916)Info
Bombus rubicundus (Smith, 1854)Info
Bombus rubicundus (Smith, 1854)Info
Bombus rubriventris (Lepeletier, 1835)Info
Bombus ruderarius -> Bombus ruderariusRed-shanked carder beeInfo
Bombus ruderarius (Müller, 1776)Info
Bombus ruderatus (Fabricius, 1775)Large garden bumblebeeInfo
Bombus ruderatus (Tkalcu, 1961)Info
Bombus rufocinctus (Cresson, 1863)Redbelted bumble beeInfo
Bombus sandersoni (Franklin, 1913)Sanderson bumble beeInfo
Bombus semenovianus (Skorikov, 1914)Info
Bombus simillimus (Smith, 1852)Info
Bombus sitkensis (Nylander, 1848)Sitka bumble beeInfo
Bombus sololensis (Franklin, 1913)Info
Bombus sonorus -> Bombus pensylvanicaSonoran Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus soroeensis (Fabricius, 1776)Broken-belted bumblebeeInfo
Bombus steindachneri (Handlirsch, 1888)Info
Bombus strenuus (Cresson, 1863)Info
Bombus suckleyi (Greene, 1860)Suckley´s Cuckoo Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus sylvestris (Lepeletier, 1832)Info
Bombus sylvicola (Kirby, 1837)Forest bumble beeInfo
Bombus ternarius (Say, 1837)Tricolored bumble beeInfo
Bombus terrestris -> Bombus longipennisLarge earth bumblebeeSite
Bombus terricola (Kirby, 1837)Yellowbanded bumble beeInfo
Bombus terricola occidentalis ()Western Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus transversalis (Olivier, 1789)Info
Bombus trinominatus (Dalla Torre, 1890)Info
Bombus tucumanus (Vachal, 1904)Info
Bombus tucumanus (Vachal, 1904)Info
Bombus vagans (Smith, 1854)Half-black bumble beeInfo
Bombus vagans vagans ()Info
Bombus vandykei (Frison, 1927)Van Dyke bumble beeInfo
Bombus variabilis -> Bombus humilisVariable cuckoo bumble beeInfo
Bombus vogti (Fr, 1903)Info
Bombus vogti (Friese, 1903)Info
Bombus vosnesenskii (Radoszkowski, 1862)Vosnesensky bumble beeInfo
Bombus weisi (Friese, 1903)Info
Bombus weisi (Fkln, 1915)Info
Bombus wilmattae (Cockerell, 1912)Info
164 Species in Bombus for America listed
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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
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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