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Photo#375248
Sonoran Bumble Bee - Bombus sonorus - female

Sonoran Bumble Bee - Bombus sonorus - Female
UCI Arboretum, Irvine, Orange County, California, USA
March 6, 2010

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Sonoran Bumble Bee - Bombus sonorus - female Sonoran Bumble Bee - Bombus sonorus - female

Nice
That is a pretty bumblebee.

 
Thanks, Tim
Apparently, these were scarce in southern California until a year or so ago. They are quite attractive and remind me a bit of the male Valley Carpenter Bee, which looks like a little lion.