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Species Bombus huntii - Hunt's Bumble Bee

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
No Taxon (Apoidea (clade Anthophila) - Bees)
Family Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Longhorn, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Bombini (Bumble Bees)
Genus Bombus (Bumble Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Pyrobombus)
Species huntii (Hunt's Bumble Bee)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bombus rufosuffusus Cockerell, 1905
Explanation of Names
Author: Greene, 1860
Yellow hairs on face. Bombus centralis looks similar but B. centralis females usually have T2 yellow and T4 orange, whereas B. huntii has T2 orange and T4 yellow.
Visits a wide range of flowers including composites (Asteraceae) and legumes (Fabaceae). The Hosts section of its Discover Life species page lists known associations based on specimen records and images.