Bombus franklini (Frison, 1921)

Franklin's bumble bee

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bremus franklini Frison, 1921

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 9 August 2006

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

California & Oregon, USA

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Frison, T. H. (1921). New distribution records for North American Bremidae, with description of a new species (Hym.). Entomological News 32: 144-148.

 

Other references:

Code, B. H. and L. H. Stephan. (2006). Final Report: Franklin’s Bumble Bee Inventory in the Southern Cascades of Oregon. Prepared for: The Bureau of Land Management, Medford, Oregon, 4 Oct. 2006.

Kevan, P. G. (2008). Bombus franklini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135295A4070259. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T135295A4070259.en. Downloaded on 24 February 2018.

Thorp, R. W. 1999. Franklin’s bumble bee, Bombus franklini (Frison 1921): a species of special concern. Report to USDA Forest Service, Ashland. OR on 1998 season (submitted 23 Nov 99)

Thorp, R. W. 2001. Franklin’s bumble bee, Bombus franklini (Frison 1921): a species of special concern. Report to US Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, OR on 1999-2000 seasons (submitted 14 May 2001)

Thorp, R. W. 2004. Franklin’s bumble bee, Bombus (Bombus) franklini (Frison). Report to US Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, OR on 2001-2003 seasons (submitted 29 June 2004).

Thorp, R. W. 2005a. Species Profile: Bombus franklini. In Shepherd, M. D., Vaughan, D. M. and Black, S. H. (eds.). Red List of Pollinator Insects of North America. CD-ROM Version 1 (May 2005). Portland, OR: The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Thorp, R. W. 2005c. Franklin’s bumble bee, Bombus (Bombus) franklini (Frison). Report to US Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, OR on 2004 season (submitted 29 March 2005).

Thorp, R. W. 2005b. Franklin’s bumble bee, Bombus (Bombus) franklini (Frison). Report to US Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, OR on 2005 season (submitted 7 November 2005).

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