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Bombus luianus Zhang 1990 (bumble bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 295518

Full reference: J. F. Zhang. 1990. New fossil species of Apoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera). Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 15:83-91

Belongs to Bombus according to J. Zhang et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Bombus (Bombus), Bombus (Cullumanobombus), Bombus abavus, Bombus anacolus, Bombus cerdanyensis, Bombus coironensis, Bombus crassipes, Bombus dilectus, Bombus florissantensis, Bombus pristinus, Bombus proavus, Bombus vetustus

Type specimen: Shandong Provincial Museum s82771, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Shanwang, Linqu County, collection s (Shandong Provincial Museum), which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.


Average measurements (in mm): body 12.7 x 8.0, forewing length 13.8