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Bombus affinis? - Bombus citrinus - male

Bombus affinis? - Bombus citrinus - Male
South Jersey County, New Jersey, USA
July 30, 2008
Since reading that the Xerces Society has been on the look out for Bombus affinis I've been looking all over. This was taken by a friend who's in the same Beekeeper's club that I am. I have to say, it looks pretty close and I'd like it to be confirmed.

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Bombus affinis? - Bombus citrinus - male Bombus affinis? - Bombus citrinus Bombus affinis? - Bombus citrinus

county
would it be possible to ask Jess for a specific county?

Bombus citrinus male
this is a very common social parasite of the abundant B. impatiens

Note small head

Body shape is different from affinis (more elongate)

Note also lack of orangish hairs on the abdomen

 
Ok that's just a trick then w
Ok that's just a trick then with the light shining through the wings. Thank you.

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