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Bombus vetustus

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apidae

Taxonomy
Bombus vetustus was named by Rasnitsyn and Michener (1991). Its type specimen is PIN 2054/229, an exoskeleton (whole bee), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Botchi (PIN collection 2054), which is in a Miocene lacustrine - small diatomite in the Botchi Formation of the Russian Federation.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Bombus vetustus Rasnitsyn and Michener p. 583 figs. 1-8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyApoidea
AnthophilaLatreille 1804
familyApidae()
subfamilyApinae()
Apiti
CorbiculataShuckard 1866
tribeBombini
genusBombus
speciesvetustus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available