Bombus huntii

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Bombus huntii, I_ADG5
Adalbert Goertz

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Bombus huntii (Apidae) in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. July 1, 2005. Size: L = 17 mm This "Red-saddle" Bombus is the most common Bumbler in this area at elevations 4500-6500 ft, a generalist visitor of a variety of flowers as are all bumblers. Identifying features: head-yellow, thorax with black band between wings, abdominal segments 1 and 4-yellow, segments 2 and 3-orange, segments 5 and 6 black. It ranges from Alberta to Colorado west across the Rocky Mountains.Its colors are B-NotaYBY-TergaYRRYBB w/black propodeum (Head-yellow, thorax with black band between wings, abdominal segments 1 and 4-yellow, segments 2 and 3-orange, segments 5 and 6 black). Has anyone tried to breed Bombus species?


title Bombus huntii
country United States
state/province CO
county El Paso
city/place Colorado Springs
site/street/trail Deerfield Hills
MAPdecimal latitude_longitude ••• 38.9_-104.7
when yyyymmdd hr:mn 20059701
best guess identification Bombus huntii

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