Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Common Eastern Bumble Bee

Bombus impatiens

Description:

Common pollinators in our area of NW NJ.

Habitat:

Bumble bees are social insects that generally nest underground (in soil and/or under debris, e.g., refuse dumps, etc.).

Notes:

Also see http://www.bumblebee.org/Impatiens.htm.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

lflavora
lflavora 10 years ago

Thanks, Kristal!

KristalWatrous
KristalWatrous 10 years ago

Looks like a bunch of Bombus impatiens (common eastern bumble bee): http://bugguide.net/node/view/56797

lflavora
Spotted by
lflavora

New Jersey

Spotted on Aug 8, 2009
Submitted on Sep 12, 2011

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team