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Species Bombus vancouverensis - Vancouver Bumble Bee

Bombus 04b - Bombus vancouverensis - female Bombus 6-3-10 02a - Bombus vancouverensis - female Which Bee is this? - Bombus vancouverensis Okanogan bumblebee - Bombus vancouverensis 254 - Bombus vancouverensis - female Bumblebee #1 Bombus? - Bombus vancouverensis Bombus - Bombus vancouverensis Bombus female?  Maybe B. occidentalis? - Bombus vancouverensis - female
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 vancouverensis (Vancouver Bumble Bee)
Explanation of Names
Bombus vancouverensis Cresson, 1879
All records of Bombus bifarius sensu lato from Alaska, Canada, the Pacific States, Idaho, and Montana pertain to this species and not to B. bifarius sensu stricto (that occurs in the central Rocky Mountains in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah and potentially in adjoining states).
See Also
Recently separated from Bombus bifarius. The subspecies Bombus vancouverensis vancouverensis is likely to be split off as it's own species as well.
Print References
Ghisbain, G., Lozier, J. D., Rahman, S. R., Ezray, B. D., Tian, L., Ulmer, J. M., Heraghty, S. D., Strange, J. P., Rasmont, P., & Hines, H. M. (2020). Substantial genetic divergence and lack of recent gene flow support cryptic speciation in a colour polymorphic bumble bee ( Bombus bifarius ) species complex. Systematic Entomology, 45(3), 635–652. (1)
Internet References