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Bombus fervidus? - Bombus borealis - female

Bombus fervidus? - Bombus borealis - Female
Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont, USA
October 13, 2010
Size: 20mm

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Bombus fervidus? - Bombus borealis - female Bombus fervidus? - Bombus borealis - female

Moved
Moved from Bumble Bees.

This looks like B. borealis,
This looks like B. borealis, the Northern Amber bumble bee.
Notice the yellow hair on the face, the extensive black sides, and the slightly wider black thorax band than are seen on B. fervidus.

When was shot taken and what was original background?

cheers,
L.

 
Bombus borealis
Liz, it was found on asters. I caught it and photographed it on a piece of white paper. Thanks for the ID.

 
Nice shot.
Nice shot.

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