Yellow-faced Bumblebee - Bombus vosnesenskii | SocalFauna.net

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Yellow-faced Bumblebee (Bombus vosnesenskii)


Arthropoda > Insecta > Hymenoptera > Aculeata > Apidae > Apinae > Bombini


Ranges from Baja to Washington, and very common and widespread throughout California (excluding southeastern deserts). Compare to Bombus caliginosus, which is very similar and extends south into Southern California to at least Santa Barbara County.

References:
1. Robbin W. Thorp, Donald S. Horning, Jr., and Lorry L. Dunning. 1983. Bumble Bees and Cuckoo Bumble Bees of California (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

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