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  Colour-pattern group 000 (workers only)
all-black bumblebees
colour-pattern classification group 000
Back to colour groups Number of species where present in this colour pattern within equal-area (611,000 kmĀ²) grid cells with an equal-interval grey scale. The colour pattern shown is closest to the modal pattern for the group.
15 species

 

Examples of group pattern variation:
(Colour-pattern variation within the group is less than variation between groups.)

                 

 

subterraneus St.

 

senex Mg.
ruderatus Mg.
hortorum Mg.
melanopoda Mg.

 

morio Th.
mucidus Th.
humilis Th.
brevivillus Th.
pullatus Th.
atratus Th.

 

 

 

 

genalis Ag.

 

rufipes Ml.
eximius Ml.

 

vogti Cu.

 

 

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