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Bombus melanopygus
Bombus melanopygus
Black-tailed Bumble Bee
Photographer: John J. Kehoe

ID: 0000 0000 0119 1383 (2019-01-10)

Copyright © 2019 John J. Kehoe

  • date of photo  Jan 10, 2019
  • location   Near Murphy Park, Sunnyvale, CA (Santa Clara County, California, US)
  • family Apidae
  • order Hymenoptera
  • class Insecta
  • notes   Founding queen (note pollen collection in January) on Sentinel manzanita. The flower umbels are 8 to 10 mm in length; for size comparison, she's a bit small but common for other B. melanopygus queens here at this time.
  • keywords: Black-tailed bumble bee
  • camera   Canon 80D with Nissin flash, 100mm macro
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Insect

  • common names   Black-tailed Bumble Bee (photographer)
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