Bombus schrencki is brown-backed medium-sized bumblebee. Its back is orange-brown and the back of the tip is black-and-white striped. The face and the stomach are black. Queen grow to about 17-20 mm, and the male 10 to 14 mm length. The species is a fast flyer.
Bombus schrencki are found at the edges of fields and roads, meadows, yards and gardens. Prevalence area covers Siberia all the way to Japan and Eastern Baltic countries.
Bombus schrencki is a newcomer species that has spread to Finland from the southeast and has been found in Finland for the first time in 2000. The species resembles a broader range of Bombus pascuorum and declining Bombus humilis.
Bombus schrencki is becoming more abundant and it enjoys traditional as well as human-transformed environments.
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