Half-black Bumble Bee Bombus vagans Smith, 1854  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Apidae   >   Genus Bombus   

Status:

A common northern species that creeps down the mountains to the Appalachians. It also appears to be retracting its southern range edge. (S. Droege, pers. comm.)

There are 17 records in the project database.

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A queen Half-black Bumble Bee in Franklin Co., New York (1/7/2014). Image processed by Brooke Alexander. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A queen Half-black Bumble Bee in Franklin Co., New York (1/7/2014). Image processed by Brooke Alexander. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Half-black Bumble Bee in Centre Co., Pennsylvania (10/20/2016). Collected by Laura Russo. Image processed by Kelly Graninger. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Half-black Bumble Bee in Centre Co., Pennsylvania (10/20/2016). Collected by Laura Russo. Image processed by Kelly Graninger. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Half-black Bumble Bee in Franklin Co., New York (1/7/2014). Image processed by Brooke Alexander. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Half-black Bumble Bee in Centre Co., Pennsylvania (10/20/2016). Collected by Laura Russo. Image processed by Kelly Graninger. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Half-black Bumble Bee in Franklin Co., New York (7/1/2014). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A queen Half-black Bumble Bee in Franklin Co., New York (7/1/2014). Image processed by Brooke Alexander. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A Half-black Bumble Bee in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/17/2014). Verified by R.G. Hatfield/Bumble Bee Watch. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A male Half-black Bumble Bee in Not Maryland Co., Maryland (7/10/2014). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Half-black Bumble Bee in Not Maryland Co., Maryland (3/9/2017). Collected by Laura Russo. Image processed by Kelly Graninger. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)


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