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Bombus auricomus? - Bombus auricomus

Bombus auricomus? - Bombus auricomus
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
June 28, 2014
That's my guess, at least. What do the experts think?

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Bombus auricomus? - Bombus auricomus Bombus auricomus? - Bombus auricomus

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Does look like auricomus - as
Does look like auricomus - as always, pensylvanicus and terricola are your other options. The pattern doesn't look quite like pensylvanicus to me (especially as the hair around the ocelli is black, but at the very top of the head is yellow, where pensylvanicus would be black), and terricola shouldn't be in your area, really, plus it's pretty rare.

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