Brown-belted Bumble bee, Bombus griseocollis

The Brown-belted bumble bee is very much an east side species. It is not that partial to mountainous areas either, more often found in drier lowland areas. I have picked it up near the Canadian border near Sinlaheiken WMA, on a USFWS Milkweed field that is grown for monarch butterflies. That area is very hot …

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