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Bombus pascuorum (Common Carder-bee; Common carder bumblebee; Common carder bee)

Wikipedia Abstract

The common carder bee (Bombus pascuorum) is a species of bumblebee present in most of Europe in a wide variety of habitats such as meadows, pastures, waste ground, ditches and embankments, roads, and field margins, as well as gardens and parks in urban areas and forests and forest edges.These bees reach a body length of 15–18 mm (0.59–0.71 in)(queen), 9–15 mm (0.35–0.59 in)(worker) and 12–14 mm (0.47–0.55 in) (drone).
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Dolinki Jurajskie 2191 Poland  
Ostoja Lidzbarska 21911 Poland  
Ostoja Nidzianska 68254 Poland  
Puszcza Bialowieska 156041 Poland  
Trzebiatowsko-Kolobrzeski Pas Nadmorski 43166 Poland    

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Ajuga reptans (common bugle)[1]
Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)[1]
Anemone nemorosa (European thimbleweed)[1]
Barbarea vulgaris (Common Wintergreen)[1]
Calystegia sepium (devil's guts)[1]
Centaurea jacea (Brown Knapweed)[1]
Ceratocapnos claviculata (climbing corydalis)[1]
Cirsium arvense (Creeping Thistle)[1]
Cirsium palustre (Marsh Thistle)[1]
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)[1]
Comarum palustre (Purple Marshlocks)[1]
Cytisus scoparius (Broomtops)[1]
Epilobium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium (Rosebay Willowherb)[1]
Galeopsis tetrahit (brittle-stem hemp-nettle)[1]
Genista anglica (Petty Whin)[1]
Hypericum maculatum (Imperforate St John's-wort)[1]
Lamium album (white deadnettle)[1]
Lathyrus pratensis (Meadow Pea)[1]
Linaria biebersteinii (ramsted)[1]
Lotus pedunculatus (big trefoil)[1]
Melampyrum sylvaticum[1]
Mentha arvensis (field mint)[1]
Oxalis montana (mountain woodsorrel)[1]
Salix aurita (eared willow)[1]
Scrophularia nodosa (woodland figwort)[1]
Succisa pratensis (devilsbit)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[1]
Vaccinium myrtillus (myrtle blueberry)[1]
Vicia cracca (cow vetch)[1]
Vicia sepium (Bush Vetch)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Adelphocoris seticornis3
Alces alces (moose)1
Altica carduorum1
Andrena cineraria (Grey Mining Bee)2
Andrena flavipes (Yellow-legged Mining Bee)1
Anthocoris nemorum (Common Flower Bug)1
Anthophora plumipes (Spring Flower Bee)1
Apatura iris (Purple Emperor Butterfly)1
Apis mellifera (honey bee)10
Bison bonasus (European bison)4
Bombus bohemicus (Gipsy Cuckoo-bee)1
Bombus campestris (Field Cuckoo-bee)2
Bombus distinguendus (Great Yellow Humble-bee)2
Bombus hortorum (Small Garden Humble-bee)5
Bombus jonellus (Heath Humble-bee)3
Bombus lapidarius (Stone Humble-bee)13
Bombus lucorum (White-tailed bumblebee)16
Bombus pratorum (Early-nesting Humble-bee)10
Bombus ruderatus (Large Garden Humble-bee)2
Bombus rupestris (Hill Cuckoo-bee)2
Bombus soroeensis (Ilfracombe Humble-bee)2
Bombus sylvarum (Shrill Carder-bee)3
Bombus sylvestris (Four-coloured Cuckoo-bee)2
Bombus terrestris (Large Earth Humble-bee)8
Bombus vestalis (Vestal Cuckoo-bee)4
Brachypterolus pulicarius1
Bromius obscurus (Western Grape Rootworm)1
Bruchidius cisti1
Bruchidius villosus (broom seed beetle)1
Capra caucasica cylindricornis (East Caucasian tur)1
Carsia sororiata (Manchester Treble-Bar)1
Cassida rubiginosa (Thistle Tortoise Beetle)4
Chrysolina varians1
Closterotomus norvegicus (strawberry bug)1
Dama dama (fallow deer)2
Dictyonota strichnocera1
Elasmucha ferrugata1
Forficula auricularia (European earwig)2
Halictus maculatus1
Halictus rubicundus1
Haplothrips distinguendus1
Isocolus scabiosae1
Longitarsus ferrugineus1
Longitarsus luridus2
Longitarsus pellucidus1
Longitarsus rubiginosus1
Lygocoris pabulinus (Common Green Capsid)7
Lygus pratensis (Common Meadow Bug)2
Lyrurus tetrix (Eurasian Black Grouse)1
Martes zibellina (Sable)1
Melitta leporina1
Muscardinus avellanarius (hazel dormouse)2
Naemorhedus goral (goral)1
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)3
Ondatra zibethicus (muskrat)1
Orthocephalus brevis1
Orthocephalus coriaceus1
Oulema melanopus (Cereal leaf beetle)1
Papilio machaon (Old World swallowtail)2
Phaedon armoraciae1
Phanacis centaureae1
Phanacis taraxaci (dandelion gall wasp)1
Phyllodesma ilicifolia (Small lappet moth)1
Phyllotreta aerea1
Phyllotreta cruciferae1
Piezodorus lituratus (Gorse Shield Bug)3
Plagiognathus arbustorum1
Psallus haematodes1
Psylliodes chalcomerus2
Psylliodes napi2
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat)1
Sus scrofa (wild boar)1
Thrips angusticeps2
Thrips tabaci (Onion thrip)1
Thrips vulgatissimus2
Tingis cardui3
Ursus arctos (Grizzly Bear)1
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)1

Predators

Misumena vatia (flower spider)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Physocephala rufipes[1]
Sicus ferrugineus[1]
Pollinator of 
Ajuga reptans (common bugle)[1]
Alliaria petiolata (Garlic Mustard)[1]
Anacamptis morio (Green-winged Orchid)[2]
Anemone nemorosa (European thimbleweed)[1]
Arnica montana (leopard's bane)[2]
Barbarea vulgaris (Common Wintergreen)[1]
Calluna vulgaris (heather)[2]
Calystegia sepium (devil's guts)[1]
Centaurea jacea (Brown Knapweed)[1]
Ceratocapnos claviculata (climbing corydalis)[1]
Cirsium arvense (Creeping Thistle)[1]
Cirsium palustre (Marsh Thistle)[1]
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)[1]
Comarum palustre (Purple Marshlocks)[1]
Cytisus scoparius (Broomtops)[1]
Echium vulgare (Common viper's bugloss)[2]
Epilobium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium (Rosebay Willowherb)[1]
Erica tetralix (crossleaf heath)[2]
Galeopsis tetrahit (brittle-stem hemp-nettle)[1]
Genista anglica (Petty Whin)[1]
Hypericum maculatum (Imperforate St John's-wort)[1]
Hypochaeris radicata (Common Catsear)[2]
Knautia arvensis (field scabiosa)[2]
Lamium album (white deadnettle)[1]
Lathyrus pratensis (Meadow Pea)[1]
Leucanthemum vulgare (oxeye daisy)[2]
Linaria biebersteinii (ramsted)[1]
Lotus corniculatus (birdfoot deervetch)[2]
Lotus pedunculatus (big trefoil)[1]
Melampyrum sylvaticum[1]
Melilotus albus (Sweet Clover)[2]
Mentha arvensis (field mint)[1]
Oxalis montana (mountain woodsorrel)[1]
Prunella vulgaris (common selfheal)[2]
Salix aurita (eared willow)[1]
Salix caprea (goat willow)[1]
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[1]
Salix repens (creeping willow)[2]
Scrophularia nodosa (woodland figwort)[1]
Solidago virgaurea (European goldenrod)[2]
Stachys palustris (marsh hedgenettle)[2]
Succisa pratensis (devilsbit)[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)[1]
Vaccinium uliginosum (bog blueberry)[2]
Vaccinium vitis-idaea (lingonberry)[2]
Verbascum thapsus (great mullein)[2]
Vicia cracca (cow vetch)[1]
Vicia sativa (narrowleaf vetch)[2]
Vicia sepium (Bush Vetch)[1]

Distribution

Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China); Southern Asia;

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.
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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