J. Bio. Env. Sci.13(4), 141-146, October 2018
Bumblebees are important pollinators in wild and managed cropping system. There are about 250 known species worldwide. Present study was designed to explore the fauna of bumblebees and their geographical distribution from district Kharmang, Skardu, Pakistn. Six (06) bumblebee species were reported viz. Bombus asiaticus, B. branickii, B. tunicatus, B. lucorum, B. rufofasciatus, B. melanurus. Among these 01 species B. branickii is new country record from Pakistan. This study will be helpful for future in conservation program of bumblebees in this region and provide the basis for ecological studies on this important pollinator species.
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