Bombus mixtus

Location: Ptarmigan Cirque, AB 
Date: Aug. 19, 2009

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Common Name: Tricoloured Bumble Bee, Orange-belted Bumblebee

Latin Name:  Bombus mixtus Cresson, 1878
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Length:  mm

Range:  Alberta

Habitat:  Coniferous and deciduous forests.

Time of year seen:  April to October

Diet: Nectar and pollen



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