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Bombus (Bombus) randeckensis Wappler and Engel 2012 (bumble bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 247477

Full reference: T. Wappler and M. S. Engel. 2012. Bombus randeckensis name, in Geometric morphometric analysis of a new Miocene bumble bee from the Randeck Maar of southwestern Germany (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Systematic Entomology 37:788

Belongs to Bombus (Bombus) according to T. Wappler and M. S. Engel 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMNS 68000/28, a forewing. Its type locality is Randeck Maar (Armbruster collection), which is in a MN 5 crater lake lime mudstone in the Randeck Maar Formation of Germany.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 14.3 x 5.0