Bombus nevadensis
Bombus nevadensis, I_ADG28
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Adalbert Goertz

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Bombus n. nevadensis (Apidae) in the Colorado Rockies, Woodland Park, at about 8500 ft elevation (N 38 59.643', W 105 2.838'), Teller County, Colorado, USA. June 20, 2006. Size: L = 25 mm. Found om Robinia neomexicana - New Mexico Locust. L.W.Macior (1974) found nests in the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies at elevations of 1880 - 2900 m (5900 - 9500 ft). Peggy Ann Byron (1980) states that this subspecies is relatively uncommon in Colorado and has been collected here in low numbers throughout the state from the plains to the subalpine zone. B. nevadensis auricomus is the eastern form of this species.


title Bombus nevadensis
country United States
state/province CO
county El Paso
city/place Colorado Springs
MAPdecimal latitude_longitude ••• 38.9_-104.7
when yyyymmdd hr:mn 20060620
who Adalbert Goertz
plant/host/prey Robinia neomexicana - New Mexico Locust
best guess identification Bombus nevadensis

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