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Bombus sonorus  Say, 1837
Taxonomic Serial No.: 714837

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Bombus sonorus flavodorsalis Franklin, 1913
 
  Common Name(s): Sonoran Bumble Bee [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                     InfraorderAculeata   
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
                                           FamilyApidae  – euglossine, euglossines, honey bees, stingless bees  
                                              SubfamilyApinae   
                                                 TribeBombini   
                                                    GenusBombus Latreille, 1802 – Bumblebees, Bumble Bees  
                                                       SpeciesBombus sonorus Say, 1837 – Sonoran Bumble Bee  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Bombus sonorus    
       
  Expert: Paul H. Williams  
  Notes: Research Entomologist, Natural History Museum, London, UK   
  Reference for: Bombus sonorus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Bumble Bees of the Western United States, website (version 01/01/2011)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/pollinators/documents/BumbleBeeGuideWestern2012.pdf   
  Reference for: Sonoran Bumble Bee[English]   
       
  Source: Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist - Draft-54, website (version Draft-54)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Ascher, J. S. and J. Pickering. 01 February, 2020. Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila). http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Apoidea_species   
  Reference for: Bombus sonorus   
       
  Source: USDA Forest Service, website (version 1.0)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Notes: https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/pollinators/pollinator-of-the-month/SonoranBumblebee.shtml   
  Reference for: Sonoran Bumble Bee[English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Villalobos, Ethel M., and Todd E. Shelly  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Observations on the Behavior of Male Bombus sonorus (Hymenoptera: Apidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, vol. 60, no. 4   
  Page(s): 541-548   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-8567   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bombus sonorus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Bombus sonorus Say, 1837 is a probable synonym of Bombus pensylvanicus (Paul Williams, pers. comm. Dec. 2006)  
 

 

   

 
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