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Bombus -(impatiens) ? - Laphria thoracica

Bombus -(impatiens) ? - Laphria thoracica
Vandalia - Taylorsville - Five Rivers Metropark, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
June 14, 2019

Imposter - Laphria thoracica
Thank You for the identification and comment regarding the image.

Canon EOS 7D and Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II USM
ISO 400, f/8 @ 1/640 (Handheld)


Fine shot
And it does look like the yellow form of thoracica. I love the light showing the orange hairs on the 'knees.'

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

A fly that wants you to think its a bee!

It looks similar to Laphria thoracica, but will wait for confirmation.