Species Account for Bombus jonellus
Bombus jonellus (Kirby, 1802)
Heath Bumble Bee
Aculeata: Apinae: Apinae
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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Vulnerable
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Taxonomic group: honey bee and bumblebees (Aculeata: Apinae) - Countywide data
Essex Red Data List comment
Newly discovered in Essex by Ted Benton in 2001. Two workers were collected by P.R. Harvey at Tiptree Heath in 1994 and their identity realised in 2002. Possibly overlooked.