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Genus: Bombus


I'm not sure what species this is because I didn't get a photo of its back. About 1 cm (1/2 in) long. Black head, yellow thorax. There is a yellow band on the abdomen. The rest of the abdomen was black.


I found this bumblebee, along with hundreds of its sisters, feeding on goldenrod blossoms in an old field surrounded by deciduous forest.

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Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 9 years ago

Juan, What makes you believe that it is a male?

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 9 years ago

I don't know the species neither, but is a male bee

Gordon Dietzman
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Gordon Dietzman

St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Sep 8, 2005
Submitted on Jun 15, 2011

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