Orange-rumped Bumble Bee

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

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Common Name:  Orange-rumped Bumble Bee

Latin Name:  Bombus melanopygus Nylander, 1848
                        (R. Bercha, det. confirmed by J. S. Ascher)

Length: ~16 mm

Range:  Montane areas in Alberta

Habitat:  Various

Time of year seen:  

Diet: Nectar and pollen



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