Bombus perezi

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Bombus perezi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Apidae
Genus: Bombus
Subgenus: Psithyrus
Species: B. perezi
Binomial name
Bombus perezi
Schulthess-Rechberg, 1886

Bombus perezi is a species of bumblebee native to the islands of Corsica and Elba.[1] It is also reported from Greece.[2]

This is a cuckoo bumblebee, one that lives in the nest of another bee. One host for this species is likely the buff-tailed bumblebee (B. terrestris).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rasmont, P., et al. 2015. Bombus perezi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 09 March 2016.
  2. ^ Bombus perezi. Fauna Europaea.