Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Bombus flavifrons - Yellow-fronted Bumble Bee


Bumble Bee Watch
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Bumble Bee Watch is a collaborative effort to track and conserve North America’s bumble bees.

This citizen science project allows for individuals to:

Upload photos of bumble bees to start a virtual bumble bee collection;
Identify the bumble bees in your photos and have your identifications verified by experts;
Help researchers determine the status and conservation needs of bumble bees;
Help locate rare or endangered populations of bumble bees;
Learn about bumble bees, their ecology, and ongoing conservation efforts; and
Connect with other citizen scientists.

Texas Bumblebees
Information on the nine species of bumblebees in Texas

Defunct site, information moved to: Bumble Bee Watch (1)

Bombus bumblebees of the world
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resource maintained by Paul Williams

Droege S. (2009) Guide to the bee genera within Apidae of eastern North America
Part 1 | Part 2

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Michener, C. D. (1954). Bees of Panamá. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 104(1), 1.
Bees of Panama

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Bees of the eastern United States. II
Mitchell, T.B. (1962) Bees of the eastern United States. II. Technical bulletin (North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station), 152, 1-557. [Megachilidae, Anthophoridae, Apidae s.s.]

Bees of the eastern United States. I
Mitchell, T.B. (1960) Bees of the eastern United States. I. Technical bulletin (North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station), 141, 1-538. [Introduction, Andrenidae, Colletidae, Halictidae, Mellitidae]

Wild Bees of the National Butterfly Center
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In September, 2018, photographers Paula Sharp and Ross Eatman commenced a new project, documenting the extraordinary diversity of wild bee species at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas. This website chronicles the ongoing NBC project.

Introduction

About the Photographers