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Bombus anacolus Zhang et al. 1994 (bumble bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 312401

Full reference: J. Zhang, B. Sun, and X. Zhang. 1994. Miocene insects and spiders from Shanwang, Shandong 1-298

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

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

Type specimen: Shandong Geological Museum K0347, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Shanwang, Linqu County, collection K0 (Shandong Geological Museum), which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): forewing 17.8 x 6.7