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Photo#309679
Fuzzy yellow bee - Bombus - male

Fuzzy yellow bee - Bombus - Male
Pack Forest, near Eatonville, Pierce County, Washington, USA
July 11, 2009
Size: 6mm
I thought this was a bee-fly, perhaps a Systoechus species, but wait, are those bee antennae? I'm confused. Advice appreciated! Size estimated. (See comments--thanks!)

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Moved from ID Request. Thanks for comments on ID, John and Roar!

Bombus (Pyrobombus)
male

flavifrons or vandykei

this is a bee

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Moved from Systoechus.