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Saskatoon Bumblebee - Bombus

Saskatoon Bumblebee - Bombus
Pacific Heights/Confederation, Saskatoon and Area, Saskatchewan, Canada
June 23, 2018
Looking to ID this small bumblebee. It is a little bit smaller then the orange and red bottom bumble bees seen across Saskatoon.

This one was captured and put in the fridge for about an hour and a half to get dopey. Originally captured pollinating raspberries.



Moved from ID Request.

Bombus perplexus?
I would suggest Bombus perplexus, due to the golden color, lack of a black spot on the thorax, and the presence of some black hair underneath the wings. The ones I have been seeing recently have also been quite small.

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