Bombus hypnorum (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Apidae)

Length Queen Worker Male
Body17-22mm8-18mm14-16mm
Forewing15mm11mm13mm
Proboscis11-12mm8-10mm7-9mm

Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - August
(Earliest: 23.4)

Attractant Chemicals
Diterpenoids Geranylcitronellol, Geranylgeranyl
Phenolics Hexadecanol

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Peat Bogs and Mires

Wet Meadows
Food:
Hieracium umbellatum Nectar, Pollen

Hypericum pulchrum Pollen

Polygonum bistorta Nectar, Pollen

Rosa canina Nectar, Pollen

Rubus idaeus Nectar, Pollen

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar, Pollen

Vaccinium vitis-idaea Nectar, Pollen

Dactylis glomerata Pollen
Mimics:
Hemaris fuciformis

Criorhina berberina

Atlas Hymenoptera: Bombus hypnorum, Europe
BWARS: Bombus hypnorum
Nature Spot: Tree Bumblebee - Bombus hypnorum
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Bombus hypnorum
Wildbienen: Baumhummel: Bombus hypnorum


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