Lots of yellow

White-shouldered bumble bee, Bombus appositus

Field ID Tips The White-shouldered bumble bee, Bombus appositus, is easily identified in the field by a combination of large size, bright white shoulder, black band between the wings and the entire abdomen a golden yellow. Lisa’s father-in-law described this species as looking like they were wearing white shoulder pads. Sports analogies for the win! …

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Washington's bumble bees

Bumble Bees of Washington State

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