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Perplexing Bumblebee

Bombus perplexus

Description:

Yellow and black bumblebee.

Habitat:

Albion under the trees, Maple Ridge BC. on the wood chip pile. Suburban property in temperate rain forest.

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2 Comments

Eva McEachern
Eva McEachern 5 years ago

Thanks for your ID suggestion, ForestDragon! I have edited my spotting.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 years ago

Hi Eva, this is a beautiful find (bee-youtiful, ;-) )! I believe this may be a species of Bumble Bee, rather than a honey bee. Check out genus Bombus: http://bugguide.net/node/view/3077

I think this especially looks similar to a Perplexing Bumble Bee: http://bugguide.net/node/view/79001

Eva McEachern
Spotted by
Eva McEachern

British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Jul 9, 2016
Submitted on Jul 9, 2016

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