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Black and Gold Bumble Bee - Bombus auricomus - female

Black and Gold Bumble Bee - Bombus auricomus - Female
Ackworth, Warren County, Iowa, USA
April 11, 2010
Size: ~25 mm
Lone individual visiting ornamental flowers in rural yard.

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Black and Gold Bumble Bee - Bombus auricomus - female Black and Gold Bumble Bee - Bombus auricomus - female

Moved
Moved from Bumble Bees.

Pensylvanicus or auricomus ?
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a queen of one of those species
ocelli appear to be below tangent of upper eyes. If so auricomus.

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