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Bombus appositus (Apidae)  in Teller County, Colorado. - Bombus appositus - female

Bombus appositus (Apidae) in Teller County, Colorado. - Bombus appositus - Female
North of Goldfield,Teller Co. Road 81, Beaver Valley Village Junction, elevation of 10100 ft (N38.74141°, W105.1217°), Teller County, Colorado, USA
July 7, 2006
Size: L = 20 mm
Queen found on Dugaldia hoopesii - Orange Sneezeweed.
The center of the 2thx abd and of T1T2 is hairless or nearly so.
L.W.Macior (1974) found nests in the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies at an elevation of 2620-2928 m (8600-9600 ft).
P.A.Byron (1980) states that the preferred elevation is 8500-10000 ft.

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