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Bombus frigidus Smith, 1854
Bombus carriei Greene, 1860; Bombus couperi Cresson, 1878

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Subgenus: Pyrobombus

Bombus frigidus FEM mm -. f
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Bombus frigidus FEM mm -. f

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Bombus frigidus MALE mm - f
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Bombus frigidus MALE mm - f
Bombus frigidus, male dorsal
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Overview
Extracted from Jonathan Koch, James Strange,Paul Williams.2012. Bumble Bees of the Western United States. A product of the U.S. Forest Service and the Pollinator Partnership with funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Status: Rare

Select food plant genera: Chamerion, Lupinus, Geranium, Symphoricarpos, Trifolium, Achillea

Tongue Length: Medium

Distribution: Northern Intermountain West and high elevation Rockies; few records in eastern U.S

Can be confused with B. mixtus and B. balteatus

Females (queens and workers, colors refer to ‘hair’)

Thorax and T1-2 predominantly yellow, with a black band between the wing bases, sides of the thorax yellow, T4 orange at least apically, T5 orange occasionally faded to yellow.

Mid leg basitarsus with the distal posterior corner rounded. Cheek as long as broad. Hair of the face black or with some yellow hairs, corbicular fringes extensively pale orange. T2 anterio-laterally without scattered black hairs intermixed. Hair length long.


Names
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Asteraceae  Achillea sp @ BBSL (1)

Aster sp @ BBSL (1)

Ericameria parryi @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Helianthella quinquenervis @ RMBL_ENT (11)

Heliomeris multiflora @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Heterotheca villosa @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Hymenoxys hoopesii @ RMBL_ENT (2)

Senecio bigelovii @ RMBL_ENT (2)

Senecio @ RMBL_ENT (4)

Wyethia amplexicaulis @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Boraginaceae  Mertensia ciliata @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Brassicaceae  Draba aurea @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Caprifoliaceae  Symphoricarpos albus @ BBSL (9)
Crassulaceae  Sedum @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Fabaceae  Lupinus sp @ BBSL (13)

Trifolium repens @ BBSL (7)

Trifolium sp @ BBSL (2)
Geraniaceae  Geranium sp @ BBSL (11)
Iridaceae  Crocus @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Lamiaceae  Agastache urticifolia @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Onagraceae  Chamerion angustifolium @ RMBL_ENT (4)

Epilobium angustifolium @ BBSL (3)

Epilobium latifolium @ BBSL (7)

Epilobium parviflorum @ BBSL (37)

Epilobium sp @ BBSL (1)
Polemoniaceae  Polemonium foliosissimum @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Rosaceae  Pentaphylloides floribunda @ DART_ENT (1)

Potentilla glandulosa @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Potentilla sp @ BBSL (1)

Potentilla @ RMBL_ENT (8)

Rubus sp @ BBSL (1)
_  Asteraceae sp @ BBSL (3)

Withheld @ BBSL (1)

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