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Bee - Bombus pensylvanicus - female

Bee - Bombus pensylvanicus - Female
Nags Head, Dare County, North Carolina, USA
September 26, 2007
Size: Approx. 2 cm.
I was looking at images of Bumble Bees and noticed that B. impatiens and B. griseocollis are rather similar to my untrained eye. Any way to tell which species this one is?

Bombus pennsylvanicus
Seems to me a better match. A gyne (young queen ready to hibernate) anyway.

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