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Bombus

(bom′bŭs) [L. bombus, humming]
The genus of stinging insects (family Apidae) that includes the bumblebees.
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Pollinators for mirror-image flowers are normally large-bodied bees such as Bombus andXylocopa (Jesson & Barrett, 2002; Gao et al.
A laboratory evaluation to determine the compatibility of microbiological control agents with the pollinator Bombus terrestris.
For instance, the rusty-patched bumblebee, Bombus affinis, once common in the southern United States, has largely vanished from that area.
A total of 11 insect species was identified visiting Andean blueberry, of which Apis mellifera, Bombus hortulanus and B.
The tree bumblebee - Bombus hypnorum - is now seen in southern Scotland, as well as urban areas across England and Wales.
5 ( ANI ): Researchers have found that a species of Chinese bumblebee, Bombus impetuosus, can fly even when the air pressure falls to a level equivalent to an altitude of 9,000 metres - enough to fly over the 8,848-metre-high peak of Mount Everest.
lineata se registraron como visitantes asiduos insectos de la especie Bombus atratus Franklin, himenopteros de la familia Apidae muy abundantes en la Argentina, en provincias del NO (Jujuy, Salta, Santiago del Estero, La Rioja, Catamarca y Tucuman), NE y centro (Formosa, Misiones, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Chaco, Santa Fe, Cordoba) y tambien en Mendoza, Neuquen y Buenos Aires.
These are common enemies of many solitary wasps, such as species of Trypoxylon and Sceliphron (Sphecidae) and Bombus (Apidae).
A cagaiteira apresenta tanto autofecundacao quanto fecundacao cruzada, sendo a polinizacao realizada principalmente pelas mamangavas das especies Bombus atratus e B.