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Bombus sylvicola Kirby, 1837
Bombus sylvicola Kirby, 1837; Bombus gelidus Cresson, 1878; Bombus sylvicola var johnsoni Sladen, 1919; Bremus sylvicola var lutzi Frison, 1923; Bremus sylvicola var sculleni Frison, 1929

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Subgenus: Pyrobombus

Bombus sylvicola FEM comp
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Bombus sylvicola FEM comp

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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

Forest bumble bee

Status: Uncommon

Select food plant genera: Senecio, Chamerion, Lupinus, Melilotus, Arenaria, Raillardella

Tongue Length: Medium

Distribution: High mountains in the western U.S. including the Sierra Nevada, some “Sky Islands” in the Great Basin and the Rocky Mountains

Can be confused with B. melanopygus, B. bifarius, B. huntii, and B. rufocinctus

Thorax anterior to distinct black band between wing bases yellow, scutellum and T1 yellow, T2-3 orange or black, if black sometimes yellow medially, T4 usually yellow, T5 yellow at least apicolaterally, face square.

Mid leg basitarsus with the distal posterior corner rounded. Cheek length as long as broad. Hair on the center of face yellow with black admixture above the antennal bases. On the side of the thorax, the lower anterior surface with yellow hairs, corbicular fringes black. Hair length long and very uneven


Names
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Asteraceae  Achillea millefolium @ I_ADG (1)

Arnica parryi @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Aster sp @ BBSL (12)

Aster @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Centaurea maculosa @ BBSL__JPS (2)

Cirsium sp @ BBSL (1)

Ericameria @ CSCA (9)

Helianthella quinquenervis @ RMBL_ENT (7)

Heliomeris multiflora @ RMBL_ENT (4)

Heliomeris villosa @ RMBL_ENT (4)

Heterotheca villosa @ RMBL_ENT (6)

Hymenoxys hoopesii @ RMBL_ENT (2)

Petasites frigidus @ EMEC (14)

Senecio bigelovii @ RMBL_ENT (2)

Senecio sp @ BBSL__JPS (1); BBSL (7)

Senecio triangularis @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Senecio @ RMBL_ENT (6)

Solidago sp @ BBSL__JPS (12)

Taraxacum sp @ BBSL (2)

Taraxacum @ UCRC_ENT (4)

Wyethia amplexicaulis @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Boraginaceae  Mertensia ciliata @ RMBL_ENT (2)

Phacelia @ EMEC (3)
Campanulaceae  Campanula rotundifolia @ DART_ENT (1)
Caprifoliaceae  Symphoricarpos albus @ BBSL (3)
Crassulaceae  Sedum rhodanthum @ I_STA (3)

Sedum sp @ BBSL__JPS (2)

Sedum @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Fabaceae  Hedysarum boreale @ BBSL (1)

Lupinus argenteus @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Lupinus sp @ BBSL (3)

Lupinus @ RMBL_ENT (2); LACM_ENTB (1)

Melilotus alba @ BBSL (2)

Melilotus sp @ BBSL (28)

Trifolium dasyphyllum @ RMBL_ENT (2)

Trifolium repens @ BBSL (1)

Trifolium sp @ BBSL (3)

Trifolium @ LACM_ENTB (1)
Geraniaceae  Geranium sp @ BBSL (15)
Herndon, j.d.  1154 @ JRYA__OLYM (3)

1348 @ JRYA__OLYM (4)

1402 @ JRYA__OLYM (1)

1424 @ JRYA__OLYM (2)

1476 @ JRYA__OLYM (8)

1487 @ JRYA__OLYM (3)

1594 @ JRYA__OLYM (2)

1639 @ JRYA__OLYM (1)

1799 @ JRYA__OLYM (1)

1806 @ JRYA__OLYM (5)

1844 @ JRYA__OLYM (5)
Lamiaceae  Agastache urticifolia @ I_JSA (1)

Monarda sp @ BBSL (1)

Nepeta mussini @ I_ADG (1)
Larson, l.  1731 @ JRYA__NOCA (4)

1956 @ JRYA__NOCA (8)

2023 @ JRYA__NOCA (3)
Malvaceae  Sphaeralcea sp @ BBSL (1)
Onagraceae  Epilobium angustifolium @ BBSL (2); EMEC (5)

Epilobium latifolium @ BBSL (9)

Epilobium parviflorum @ BBSL (47)
Orobanchaceae  Pedicularis bracteosa @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Pedicularis groenlandica @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Plantaginaceae  Penstemon procerus @ EMEC (1)
Polemoniaceae  Polemonium foliosissimum @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Polygonaceae  Polygonum bistortoides @ I_STA (2)
Primulaceae  Dodecatheon alpinum @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Ranunculaceae  Delphinium barbeyi @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Rosaceae  Potentilla sp @ BBSL (1)

Potentilla @ RMBL_ENT (3)
Rykken, j.  1113 @ JRYA__NOCA (1)

1274 @ JRYA__OLYM (2)

1299 @ JRYA__NOCA (1)

1348 @ JRYA__OLYM (2)

1379 @ JRYA__OLYM (1)

1398 @ JRYA__OLYM (5)

1450 @ JRYA__OLYM (2)

1452 @ JRYA__OLYM (2)

1458 @ JRYA__OLYM (3)

1463 @ JRYA__OLYM (1)

1487 @ JRYA__OLYM (5)

1497 @ JRYA__OLYM (2)

1509 @ JRYA__OLYM (2)

1511 @ JRYA__NOCA (3)

1527 @ JRYA__OLYM (4)

1535 @ JRYA__OLYM (4)

1545 @ JRYA__OLYM (4)

1559 @ JRYA__OLYM (5)

1562 @ JRYA__OLYM (4)

1564 @ JRYA__OLYM (3)

1565 @ JRYA__OLYM (7)

1587 @ JRYA__NOCA (6)

1670 @ JRYA__OLYM (2)

1735 @ JRYA__NOCA (8)

1745 @ JRYA__NOCA (19)

1793 @ JRYA__NOCA (4)

1821 @ JRYA__NOCA (20)

1857 @ JRYA__NOCA (3)

1871 @ JRYA__NOCA (23)

1927 @ JRYA__NOCA (8)

2010 @ JRYA__NOCA (4)
Scrophulariaceae  Pedicularis groenlandica @ I_JSA (1); BBSL (1)

Pedicularis sp @ BBSL (1)

Penstemon sp @ BBSL (2)
_  Withheld @ BBSL__YOSE (87); BBSL (329)

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