Bombus [Psithyrus] campestris (Panzer 1801) (Family Apidae)

Length: Female 18-20mm, Male 10-16mm;
Forewing Length: Female 15mm, Male 13mm;
Proboscis Length: 10-12mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - September
(Earliest: 3.6)

Attractant Chemicals
Phenolics Eicosenol, Octadecenol

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
Several Asteraceae Nectar

Trifolium pratense Nectar

Rubus fruticosus Nectar

Ajuga reptans Nectar
Parasites Nest of:
Bombus humilis

Bombus pascuorum

Atlas Hymenoptera: Bombus campestris, Europe
BWARS: Bombus campestris
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Bombus campestris
Wildbienen: Feld-Kuckuckshummel: Bombus campestris
Insektenbox: Feld-Schmarotzerhummel


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