Bombus lapidarius (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Apidae)


Worker

Queen

Male

Length Queen Worker Male
Body20-22mm11-16mm14-16mm
Forewing17mm12mm12mm
Proboscis12-14mm10-12mm8-10mm

Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - September
(Earliest: 10.3)

Attractant Chemicals
Phenolics Hexadecanol, Tetradecanol
Acids Butanoic

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest Edge

Wet Meadows
Food:
Many Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Several Fabaceae Nectar, Pollen

Galeopsis tetrahit Nectar, Pollen

Teucrium scorodonia Nectar, Pollen

Polygonum bistorta Nectar, Pollen

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar, Pollen

Succisa pratensis Nectar, Pollen

Scrophularia nodosa Nectar, Pollen

Malva moschata Nectar, Pollen

Campanula rotundifolia Nectar, Pollen

Hypericum pulchrum Pollen

Viola riviniana Nectar, Pollen

Crataegus Nectar, Pollen

Rosa canina Nectar, Pollen

Salix cinerea Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
Syntretus splendidus

Conopidae Larvae
Nest Parasites:
Bombus rupestris
Mimics:
Volucella bombylans

Atlas Hymenoptera: Bombus lapidarius, Europe
BWARS: Bombus lapidarius
Bumblebee Pages: Bombus lapidarius
Nature Spot: Red-Tailed Bumblebee - Bombus lapidarius
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Bombus lapidarius
Wildbienen: Steinhummel - Bombus lapidarius
Insektenbox: Steinhummel


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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