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Bombus 01a - Bombus bifarius - female

Bombus 01a - Bombus bifarius - Female
Near Curlew Lake, ~10 miles northeast of Republic, Ferry County, Washington, USA
May 19, 2008
A Bombus species nectaring on dandelion at midday.

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Bombus 01a - Bombus bifarius - female Bombus 01b - Bombus bifarius - female

Bombus (Pyrobombus) bifarius
black form

 
Thank you!
Thank you so much, as I have an essentially identical specimen in my collection (from eastern slope of Cascades in Oregon) that I've been wondering about for years.

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