Bumble Bee species covered by this guide

Sorted by common name

Common NameScientific Name
Black tail bumble beeBombus melanopygus
Brown-belted bumble beeBombus griseocollis
California bumble beeBombus californicus
Common eastern bumble beeBombus impatiens
Fernald cuckoo bumble beeBombus flavidus / fernaldae
Forest bumble beeBombus sylvicola
Frigid bumble beeBombus frigidus
Fuzzy-horned bumble beeBombus mixtus
Half-black bumble beeBombus vagans
High country bumble beeBombus kirbiellus / balteatus
Hunt bumble beeBombus huntii
Indiscriminate bumble beeBombus insularis
Morrison bumble beeBombus morrisoni
Nevada bumble beeBombus nevadensis
Obscure / Fogbelt bumble beeBombus caliginosus
Red-belted bumble beeBombus rufocinctus
Two form bumble beeBombus bifarius
Sitka bumble beeBombus sitkensis
Suckley cuckoo bumble beeBombus suckleyi
Vancouver bumble beeBombus vancouverensis
van Dyke bumble beeBombus vandykei
Western bumble beeBombus occidentalis
White-shouldered bumble beeBombus appositus
Yellow bumble beeBombus fervidus
Yellow head bumble beeBombus flavifrons
Yellow-faced bumble beeBombus vosnesenskii

Sorted by Scientific Name

Scientific NameCommon Name
Bombus appositusWhite-shouldered bumble bee
Bombus balteatusHigh country bumble bee
Bombus bifariusTwo form bumble bee
Bombus californicusCalifornia bumble bee
Bombus caliginosisObscure / Fogbelt bumble bee
Bombus fernaldaeFernald cuckoo bumble bee
Bombus flavidusFernald cuckoo bumble bee
Bombus fervidusYellow bumble bee
Bombus flavifronsYellow head bumble bee
Bombus frigidusFrigid bumble bee
Bombus griseocollisBrown-belted bumble bee
Bombus huntiiHunt bumble bee
Bombus impatiensCommon eastern bumble bee
Bombus insularisIndiscriminate bumble bee
Bombus kirbiellusHigh-country bumble bee
Bombus melanopygusBlack tail bumble bee
Bombus mixtusFuzzy-horned bumble bee
Bombus morrisoniMorrison bumble bee
Bombus nevadensisNevada bumble bee
Bombus occidentalisWestern bumble bee
Bombus rufocinctusRed-belted bumble bee
Bombus sitkensisSitka bumble bee
Bombus suckleyiSuckley cuckoo bumble bee
Bombus sylvicolaForest bumble bee
Bombus vagansHalf-black bumble bee
Bombus vancouverensisVancouver bumble bee
Bombus vandykeivan Dyke bumble bee
Bombus vosnesenskiiYellow-faced bumble bee

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Washington's bumble bees

Bumble Bees of Washington State

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