Bombus humilis Illiger 1806 (Family Apidae)

Length Queen Worker Male
Body16-18mm9-15mm12-14mm
Forewing13mm10mm11mm
Proboscis10.7-14mm7.9-8.4mm?

Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - August
(Earliest: 13.6)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows

Meadows
Food:
Vicia sepium Nectar, Pollen

Succisa pratensis Nectar, Pollen

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
Syntretus splendidus
Nest Parasites:
Bombus campestris
Mimics:
Arctophila superbiens

Criorhina berberina

Bombylius major

Atlas Hymenoptera: Bombus humilis, Europe
BWARS: Bombus humilis
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Bombus humilis
Wildbienen: Veränderliche Hummel: Bombus humilis


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