Bombus vosnesenskii Radoszkowski, 1862

Bombinae, Apidae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Arthropoda, Animalia

Matthew P. Kweskin

31 Mar 1997


Description-
Thorax Head Abdomen
pile of scutum in front of tegulae yellow. Thoracic pleura black. Face with yellow pile. Gastral tergum four yellow.

Identification- This species can be seperated from the other species with only a single yellow thoracic stripe (B. californicus) by the color of the pile on the head. In B. vosnesenskii species the head pile is all yellow, in B. californicus it is black.
B. vosnesenskii B. californicus

Geography- B. vosnesenskii is found in the Pacific coast states from Washington to California.



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