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Bombus lapidarius (Stone Humble-bee; Red tailed bumblebee; Large Red-tailed Humble-bee)

Synonyms: Apis lapidaria

Wikipedia Abstract

Bombus lapidarius is a species of bumblebee in the subgenus Melanobombus. Commonly known as the red-tailed bumblebee, B. lapidarius can be found throughout much of Central Europe. Known for its distinctive black and red body, this social bee is important in pollination.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Beskid Slaski 65261 Poland  
Dolina Ploni i Jezioro Miedwie 51289 Poland  
Dolinki Jurajskie 2191 Poland  
Dolna Odra 72985 Poland  
Marimetsa-Õmma 19340 Estonia  
Nõva-Osmussaare 60818 Estonia  
Ostoja Lidzbarska 21911 Poland  
Ostoja Nidzianska 68254 Poland  
Puszcza Bialowieska 156041 Poland  
Suursoo-Leidissoo 55619 Estonia  

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Bistorta officinalis (meadow bistort)[1]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[1]
Centaurea jacea (Brown Knapweed)[1]
Cirsium arvense (Creeping Thistle)[1]
Cirsium palustre (Marsh Thistle)[1]
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)[1]
Crepis foetida subsp. glandulosa (Rough Hawksbeard)[1]
Epilobium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium (Rosebay Willowherb)[1]
Galeopsis tetrahit (brittle-stem hemp-nettle)[1]
Hieracium obtusissimum (Alpine Ragwort)[1]
Lamium album (white deadnettle)[1]
Lotus pedunculatus (big trefoil)[1]
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[1]
Scrophularia nodosa (woodland figwort)[1]
Succisa pratensis (devilsbit)[1]
Tanacetum bipinnatum subsp. bipinnatum (Tansy)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[1]
Vicia cracca (cow vetch)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Adelphocoris seticornis2
Alces alces (moose)1
Altica carduorum1
Andrena cineraria (Grey Mining Bee)2
Andrena flavipes (Yellow-legged Mining Bee)1
Anthophora plumipes (Spring Flower Bee)1
Apatura iris (Purple Emperor Butterfly)1
Apis mellifera (honey bee)9
Berytinus clavipes1
Bison bonasus (European bison)1
Bombus bohemicus (Gipsy Cuckoo-bee)1
Bombus campestris (Field Cuckoo-bee)4
Bombus distinguendus (Great Yellow Humble-bee)1
Bombus hortorum (Small Garden Humble-bee)4
Bombus hypnorum (New garden bumblebee)1
Bombus jonellus (Heath Humble-bee)4
Bombus lucorum (White-tailed bumblebee)14
Bombus pascuorum (Common Carder-bee)13
Bombus pratorum (Early-nesting Humble-bee)11
Bombus ruderatus (Large Garden Humble-bee)1
Bombus rupestris (Hill Cuckoo-bee)1
Bombus soroeensis (Ilfracombe Humble-bee)1
Bombus sylvarum (Shrill Carder-bee)3
Bombus sylvestris (Four-coloured Cuckoo-bee)3
Bombus terrestris (Large Earth Humble-bee)9
Bombus vestalis (Vestal Cuckoo-bee)4
Branta canadensis (Canada Goose)1
Bromius obscurus (Western Grape Rootworm)1
Capreolus capreolus (western roe deer)1
Cassida rubiginosa (Thistle Tortoise Beetle)5
Closterotomus norvegicus (strawberry bug)1
Colletes daviesanus (Davies' Colletes)1
Colletes similis1
Dama dama (fallow deer)1
Forficula auricularia (European earwig)3
Halictus maculatus2
Halictus rubicundus2
Haplothrips distinguendus1
Heriades truncorum (Daisy Carpenter Bee)1
Isocolus scabiosae1
Longitarsus luridus2
Lycaena dispar (Large copper)1
Lygocoris pabulinus (Common Green Capsid)5
Lygus pratensis (Common Meadow Bug)4
Melitta leporina1
Nymphalis antiopa (camberwell beauty)1
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)3
Ondatra zibethicus (muskrat)1
Orthocephalus brevis1
Orthocephalus coriaceus2
Oulema melanopus (Cereal leaf beetle)1
Papilio machaon (Old World swallowtail)2
Phanacis centaureae1
Phanacis taraxaci (dandelion gall wasp)1
Piezodorus lituratus (Gorse Shield Bug)1
Plagiognathus arbustorum1
Polyommatus icarus (Common Blue Butterfly)4
Psallus haematodes1
Psylliodes chalcomerus2
Stictopleurus crassicornis1
Thrips angusticeps2
Thrips tabaci (Onion thrip)1
Thrips vulgatissimus2
Tingis cardui3
Ursus arctos (Grizzly Bear)1
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)1

Predators

Conops flavipes[1]
Conops quadrifasciatus[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Conops flavipes[1]
Pollinator of 
Arnica montana (leopard's bane)[2]
Bistorta officinalis (meadow bistort)[1]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[1]
Centaurea jacea (Brown Knapweed)[1]
Cirsium arvense (Creeping Thistle)[1]
Cirsium palustre (Marsh Thistle)[1]
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)[1]
Crepis foetida subsp. glandulosa (Rough Hawksbeard)[1]
Daucus carota (bird's nest)[2]
Epilobium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium (Rosebay Willowherb)[1]
Erica tetralix (crossleaf heath)[2]
Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet)[2]
Galeopsis tetrahit (brittle-stem hemp-nettle)[1]
Hieracium obtusissimum (Alpine Ragwort)[1]
Hypochaeris radicata (Common Catsear)[2]
Lamium album (white deadnettle)[1]
Lathyrus pratensis (Meadow Pea)[2]
Leucanthemum vulgare (oxeye daisy)[2]
Lotus corniculatus (birdfoot deervetch)[2]
Lotus pedunculatus (big trefoil)[1]
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[1]
Salix repens (creeping willow)[2]
Scrophularia nodosa (woodland figwort)[1]
Sonchus palustris (Marsh Sowthistle)[2]
Succisa pratensis (devilsbit)[1]
Tanacetum bipinnatum subsp. bipinnatum (Tansy)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]
Trifolium arvense (hare's foot clover)[2]
Trifolium dubium (hop clover)[2]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[1]
Trifolium repens (Ladino Clover)[2]
Vaccinium myrtillus (myrtle blueberry)[2]
Vaccinium uliginosum (bog blueberry)[2]
Vicia cracca (cow vetch)[1]

Distribution

Africa; Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China);

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Ecology of Commanster
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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