Bombus fervidus

Location: Canal Creek, AB
Date: Aug. 18, 2012

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Golden Northern Bumble Bee

Common Name:  Golden Northern Bumble Bee, Yellow Bumble Bee

Latin Name:  Bombus fervidus (Fabricius, 1798)
                        (R. Bercha, det confirmed by J. S. Ascher)

Length:   queen: 19 - 21 mm
                  male: 11 - 20 mm
                  worker: 10.5 - 11 mm

Range:  Alberta

Habitat:  Various

Time of year seen:  May to October (Additional Sightings)

Diet: Nectar




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