Bombus pascuorum (Scopoli 1763) (Family Apidae)

Length Queen Worker Male
Body15-18mm9-15mm12-14mm
Forewing13mm10mm11mm
Proboscis13-15mm12-13mm10-11mm

Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - October
(Earliest: 21.3)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
Many Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Several Clusiaceae Pollen

Many Fabaceae Nectar, Pollen

Many Lamiaceae Nectar, Pollen

Anemone nemorosa Pollen

Alliaria petiolata Nectar, Pollen

Barbarea vulgaris Nectar, Pollen

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar, Pollen

Epilobium hirsutum Nectar, Pollen

Scrophularia nodosa Nectar, Pollen

Comarum palustre Nectar, Pollen

Calystegia sepium Nectar, Pollen

Linaria vulgaris Nectar, Pollen

Melampyrum pratense Nectar, Pollen

Oxalis acetosella Nectar, Pollen

Succisa pratensis Nectar, Pollen

Ceratocapnos claviculata Nectar, Pollen

Digitalis purpurea Nectar, Pollen

Viola riviniana Nectar, Pollen

Urtica dioica Pollen

Malva moschata Nectar, Pollen

Most Salix Nectar, Pollen

Erica tetralix Nectar, Pollen

Vaccinium myrtillus Nectar, Pollen

Ilex aquifolium Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
Syntretus splendidus

Physocephala rufipes Larva

Sicus ferrugineus Larva
Nest Parasites:
Bombus campestris
Mimics:
Arctophila superbiens

Criorhina berberina

Bombylius major

Atlas Hymenoptera: Bombus pascuorum, Europe
BWARS: Bombus pascuorum
Bumblebee Pages: Bombus pascuorum
Nature Spot: Common Carder Bumblebee - Bombus pascuorum
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Bombus pascuorum
Wildbienen: Ackerhummel: Bombus pascuorum
Insektenbox: Ackerhummel


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