Contributions to Bombus Latreille (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Fauna of Eskişehir Province of Turkey

Daşer Özgişi B., Dikmen F.

Mellifera, vol.20, no.2, pp.77-88, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Journal Name: Mellifera
  • Journal Indexes: Other Indexes
  • Page Numbers: pp.77-88
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, Bombus species, which are distributed in EskiĢehir province, were considered. The study was conducted in 2020. A total 72 specimens were examined, 11 species were recorded and B. barbutellus, B. rupestris, B. laesus and B. ruderarius were reported for the first time from EskiĢehir. Besides, the data about their distribution among Turkey are given in addition to the data about the plant taxa on which the specimens were caught. As a consequence, the decreased population trends of some bumblebees of Turkey were discussed.