buff-tailed bumblebee or
large earth bumblebee, is one of the most numerous
Europe. It is one of the main species used in greenhouse
pollination, and so can be found in many countries and areas where it is not native, such as
Moreover, it is a
eusocial insect with an overlap of generations, a division of labor, and cooperative brood care. The queen is
monandrous which means she mates with only one male.
B. terrestris workers learn flower colors and forage efficiently.
Image Credit: Ivar Leidus. View Source. CC BY-SA 4.0.
The following features are currently present for this organism
Number Of Genes
Ivar Leidus. <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombus_terrestris#/media/File:Bombus_terrestris_-_Tilia_cordata_-_Keila-crop.jpg">View Source.</a> CC BY-SA 4.0.
|Analysis Name||Bombus terrestris genome assembly Bter_1.0 (GCF_000214255.1)|
|Software||Newbler v. 2.3-PreRelease-10/19/2009 and Phrap (1.0)|
|Materials & Methods||Details of the assembly are available from the following publication:
Social evolution. Genomic signatures of evolutionary transitions from solitary to group living. Science. 2015 Jun 5;348(6239):1139-43. doi: 10.1126/science.aaa4788. Epub 2015 May 14.