Bombus [Psithyrus] barbutellus (Kirby 1802) (Family Apidae)

Length: Female 18-20mm, Male 15-16mm;
Forewing Length: Female 16mm, Male 13mm;
Proboscis Length: 12mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - September
(Earliest: 7.6)

Attractant Chemicals
Sesquiterpenoids Farnesol, Farnesyl Acetate
Phenolics Octadecanol

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
Valeriana officinalis Nectar
Parasites Nest of:
Bombus hortorum

Atlas Hymenoptera: Bombus barbutellus, Europe
BWARS: Bombus barbutellus
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Bombus barbutellus
Wildbienen: Bärtige Kuckuckshummel: Bombus barbutellus
Insektenbox: Gartenhummel-Schmarotzerhummel


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