Bombus [Psithyrus] bohemicus Seidl 1837 (Family Apidae)

Length: Female 14-25mm, Male 12-18mm;
Forewing Length: Female 16mm, Male 14mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - September
(Earliest: 21.5)

Attractant Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Citronellol, Dihydrofarnesal, Dihydrofarnesol, Geranyl Acetate
Phenolics Hexadecanal, Hexadecanol, Tetradecanol

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
Several Asteraceae Nectar

Trifolium repens Nectar

Valeriana officinalis Nectar
Parasites Nest of:
Bombus lucorum

Bombus terrestris

Atlas Hymenoptera: Bombus bohemicus, Europe
BWARS: Bombus bohemicus
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Bombus bohemicus
Wildbienen: Angebundene Kuckuckshummel: Bombus bohemicus


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