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Bombus (Cullumanobombus) trophonius Prokop et al. 2017

PaleoDB taxon number: 362369

Full reference: J. Prokop, M. Dehon, D. Michez and M. S. Engel. 2017. An Early Miocene bumble bee from northern Bohemia (Hymenoptera, Apidae). ZooKeys 710:43-63

Belongs to Bombus (Cullumanobombus) according to M. Dehon et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Bombus (Cullumanobombus) pristinus, Bombus (Cullumanobombus) randeckensis

Type specimen: ZD0003, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Bilina mine, Bílina (Clayey Superseam horizon), which is in a MN 3 lacustrine - small claystone in the Most Formation of the Czech Republic.

Average measurements (in mm): forewing 14.6 x 5.1