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Distribution path and Subregions of Southern Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa
Subregions: Namibia, Republic South Africa, Swaziland
Taxonomy for Bombus (Bumble bees) in Southern Africa
Class
Southern Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 657 families, 10005 genera, 43659 species
Tree
Subclass
Southern Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 652 families, 9953 genera, 43495 species
Tree
Infraclass
Southern Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 622 families, 9771 genera, 42834 species
Tree
Superorder
Southern Africa
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 388 families, 7891 genera, 37772 species
Tree
Order
Southern Africa
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 66 families, 1299 genera, 7279 species
Tree
Suborder
Southern Africa
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 63 families, 1285 genera, 7195 species
Tree
Infraorder
Southern Africa
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 27 families, 592 genera, 4767 species
Tree
Superfamily
Southern Africa
Apoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Solitary Bees)
 10 families, 224 genera, 2077 species
Tree
Group
Southern Africa
Apiformes (Brothers, 1975) (Bees)
 7 families, 141 genera, 1444 species
Tree
Family
Southern Africa
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) (Stingless bees) - Systematics
 41 genera, 351 species
Site
Tree
Subfamily
Southern Africa
Apinae (Latreille, 1802) (Honey bees)
 22 genera, 157 species
Tree
Tribe
Southern Africa
Bombini (Latreille, 1802) (Bumblebees)
 1 genus, 5 species
Tree
Genus
Southern Africa
Bombus (Latreille, 1802) (Bumble bees)
 5 species and subspecies in 897 Species and 67 Subgenera
Site
Tree
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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:

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Fossils:

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World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean


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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 Southern Africa
Bombus huntii (Greene, 1860)Hunt bumble beeInfo
Bombus pratorum (Illiger, 1806)Early bumblebeeSite
Bombus ruderarius -> Bombus ruderariusRed-shanked carder beeInfo
Bombus ruderarius (Müller, 1776)Info
Bombus vosnesenskii (Radoszkowski, 1862)Vosnesensky bumble beeInfo
5 Species in Bombus for Southern 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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