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Bumble bee450 - Bombus perplexus - male

Bumble bee450 - Bombus perplexus - Male
Ward Pound Ridge, Westchester County, New York, USA
July 9, 2005
Bombus perplexus perhaps?

Also, I was looking at the orange things on its feet and was wondering what they might be.

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This may be the first image showing a Confusing Bumble Bee collecting pollen sacs. Rare find and a great photo.

Bombus perplexus male
with Asclepias pollinia

 
Very Cool!
Thanks for the ID and the info, John. I never heard of pollinia before.

well,
im not sure of species but it looks to be a male.

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