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American Bumble Bee

Bombus Pennsylvanicus

Description:

CATEGORY: Bee, Ant, Wasp and Similar COMMON NAME: American Bumble Bee SCIENTIFIC NAME: Bombus pennsylvanicus OTHER NAMES: Bumble Bee TAXONOMY: KINGDOM: Animalia PHYLYM: Arthropoda CLASS: Insecta ORDER: Hymenoptera FAMILY: Apidea GENUS: Bombus SPECIES: pennsylvanicus CHARACTERISTICS: Similar to Golden Northern Bumblebee (Bombus fervidus) but larger; black coloring just behind the wings; 1 to 3 stripes of yellow appearing on abdominal segments. IDENTIFYING COLORS: black; yellow

Habitat:

NORTH AMERICAN REACH: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

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TracieConner
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TracieConner

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Aug 6, 2011
Submitted on Jun 3, 2012

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