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Bombus queen & male on Goldenrod - Bombus fernaldae - male - female

Bombus queen & male on Goldenrod - Bombus fernaldae - Male Female
Rocky Mountain National Park, Larimer County, Colorado, USA
August 10, 2013
Size: BL ~ 19.5 mm
While we were photographing this female, a male flew in and mated with her. He is much smaller. A tuft of hair at the very tip of his tail appears a pale reddish.

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Bombus queen on Goldenrod - Bombus fernaldae - female Bombus queen & male on Goldenrod - Bombus fernaldae - male - female Bombus queen on Goldenrod - Bombus fernaldae - female Bombus queen on Goldenrod - Bombus fernaldae - female

Yes, fernaldae often have ora
Yes, fernaldae often have orangey hair on the tip of abdomen.

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