Bombus jonellus (Kirby 1802) (Family Apidae)

Length Queen Worker Male
Body15-18mm9-14mm11-14mm
Forewing13mm10mm11mm
Proboscis9.75-11.5mm12mm4-6mm

Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - September
(Earliest: 24.6)

Attractant Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Citronellol, Dihydrofarnesal, Dihydrofarnesol

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland
Food:
Cirsium palustre Nectar, Pollen

Succisa pratensis Nectar, Pollen

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar, Pollen

Calluna vulgaris Nectar, Pollen

Erica tetralix Nectar, Pollen

Cytisus scoparius Pollen
Nest Parasite:
Bombus sylvestris

Atlas Hymenoptera: Bombus jonellus, Europe
BWARS: Bombus jonellus
Wildbienen: Heidehummel - Bombus jonellus


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