genus Bombus

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Noun1.genus Bombus - bumblebeesgenus Bombus - bumblebees        
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Apidae, family Apidae - honeybees; carpenter bees; bumblebees
bumblebee, humblebee - robust hairy social bee of temperate regions
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The subgeneric divisions of the genus Bombus Latreille (Hymenoptera: Apidae).
Flowers appear to be pollinated primarily or solely by bees of the genus Bombus (Homer, unpublished data), although no comprehensive pollination study has been conducted (reviewed in Juniper et al.