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Species Bombus huntii - Hunt's Bumble Bee

Bombus sp. - Bombus huntii MT206 - bee - Bombus huntii bee 94 - Bombus huntii Large bumblebee - Bombus huntii Bombus face view on thistle - Bombus huntii three colored bumblebee - not Bombus ternarius - Bombus huntii Bumble - Bombus huntii Bee with orange belt - Bombus huntii
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
No Taxon (Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees)
Family Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Long-horned, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Bombini (Bumble Bees)
Genus Bombus (Bumble Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Pyrobombus)
Species huntii (Hunt's Bumble Bee)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bombus rufosuffusus Cockerell, 1905
Explanation of Names
Author: Greene, 1860
Identification
Yellow hairs on face. Bombus centralis looks similar but B. centralis females usually have T2 yellow and T4 orange, whereas B. huntii has T2 orange and T4 yellow.
Food
Visits a wide range of flowers including composites (Asteraceae) and legumes (Fabaceae). The Hosts section of its Discover Life species page lists known associations based on specimen records and images.