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Bombus, a cuckoo - Bombus citrinus - male

Bombus, a cuckoo - Bombus citrinus - Male
Pennypack Restoration Trust, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
July 25, 2002
I always wanted to know the ID of this one and never submitted it. I may frass it later.
Southeastern PA
Hymenoptera Anthophila Apidae Bombus representative

I am glad that I finally decided to post this one.

I photographed my first (and only) specimen of this species last year when I didn't know much about bees. I did not get a good look at it nor a good image, but it was cool to know it was not a typical ordinary bee

Bombus (Psithyrus) citrinus

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