Perplexing Bumble Bee

Location: McHugh Bluff, Calgary, AB 
Date: May 16, 2012

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Common Name: Perplexing Bumblebee or Confusing Bumble Bee

Latin Name:  Bombus perplexus Cresson, 1863
                        (J. Ascher, det.)

Length: Queen 17-21mm
                 Worker 12-14 mm
                 Male 13-14 mm

Range:  Alberta

Habitat:  Various

Time of year seen:  April to September (Additional Sightings)

Diet: Nectar



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