Bombus [Psithyrus] rupestris (Fabricius 1793) (Family Apidae)

Length: Female 18-25mm, Male 14-16mm;
Forewing Length: Female 19mm, Male 14mm;
Proboscis Length: 11-14mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - August
(Earliest: 9.5)

Attractant Chemicals
Diterpenoids Geranylcitronellol, Geranylgeranyl

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
Comarum palustre Nectar

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar

Cirsium palustre Nectar

Malva moschata Nectar

Calluna vulgaris Nectar
Parasites Nest of:
Bombus lapidarius

Atlas Hymenoptera: Bombus rupestris
BWARS: Bombus rupestris
Nature Spot: Hill Cuckoo Bumblebee - Bombus rupestris
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Bombus rupestris
Wildbienen: Felsen-Kuckuckshummel: Bombus rupestris
Insektenbox: Steinhummel-Schmarotzerhummel


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