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Wandering Bumblebee (Bombus vagans)

Order: Hymenoptera (hy-men-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Apidae
Genus: Bombus (BOM-bus) (Info)
Species: vagans


1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives


This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Rigby, Idaho
Peoria, Illinois
Hebron, Kentucky
Ludlow, Massachusetts
, Newfoundland and Labrador
Portland, Oregon
Kalama, Washington

By Todd_Boland
Thumbnail #1 of Wandering Bumblebee (Bombus vagans) by Todd_Boland

Member Notes:

Positive Todd_Boland On Jul 25, 2006, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL
(Zone 5b) wrote:

We only have 3 native species of bumblebee in Newfoundland. This one is by far the most common. It is probably THE most important pollinator in Newfoundland.

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