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Brown-belted Bumble Bee - Bombus griseocollis - female

Brown-belted Bumble Bee - Bombus griseocollis - Female
Bear, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
August 26, 2007
Size: 18 mm

County?
Is Bear in New Castle County? Do you mind filling up that information in the submission form? It is useful and probably it will become more important as we continue filling up the guide.

 
Yes, New Castle
I updated these images and will make it a point to include that on each form.

no
Bombus griseocollis

note brownish hairs at base of T2, short hairs on thorax, etc.

 
Bombus griseocollis
John, thanks for pointing out the multiple traits which make this species unique, Ted

Yes,
looks like bombus impatiens.

 
Im not an expert on bumble bees
and i made a mistake, i apologise.

 
its OK
keep at it, that is how we learn.

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