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North American Insects - Bumble Bees



Golden northern bumble bee
(Bombus fervidus)
Golden northern bumble bee
The Golden northern bumble bee, native to North America, is a stout bee with black head and yellow body. Females are larger than males, and males are more brightly colored. The legs are black and the wings are dark and semi transparent. Golden... Read more >
Hunt's Bumble bee
(Bombus huntii)
Hunt's Bumble bee
Hunt's Bumble bee is a medium sized bumble bee covered in long hairs, and mainly yellow with a broad orange band (that can appear as two bands merging together) across the second and third segments of the abdomen. The head is black with yellow hairs... Read more >
Common Eastern Bumble Bee
(Bombus impatiens)
Common Eastern Bumble Bee
As its name suggests the Common Eastern Bumble Bee is the most commonly seen bumble bee in eastern North America. It has a black head, black legs, yellow thorax, and mainly black abdomen with some yellow at the front part of the abdomen (on the... Read more >
Nevada Bumblebee
(Bombus nevadensis)
Nevada Bumblebee
The Nevada Bumblebee is a North American bee with a yellow thorax that has a bare black spot in the middle, and mainly yellow abdomen with black tip at the "tail end". Females have an all black head, but males have yellow on the face and top of the... Read more >
Tricoloured Bumble Bee
(Bombus ternarius)
Tricoloured Bumble Bee
The Orange-tailed bumble bee has a black head, black and yellow thorax, and broad orange central band on the abdomen (segments 2 and 3), with some yellow at each end (segments 1 and 4). It is similar in appearance to Bombus huntii (Hunt's Bumble... Read more >