E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Bombus appositus Cresson, 1878
Bumble Bee
Family: Apidae

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Distribution of Bombus appositus in British Columbia
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This is a long-tongued species of Bumble Bee that is found in North America from British Columbia east to Saskatchewan, south to New Mexico, Wyoming, Arizona and California (Bumblebee.org 2011). It is a late emerger each year and is adaptable in nest selection (Hobbs 1966).

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS5YellowNot Listed
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Species References

Hobbs, G. A. 1966. Ecology of Species of Bombus Latr. (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in Southern Alberta. V. Subgenus Subterraneobombus Vogt The Canadian Entomologist 1966, 98:(3) 288-294,

General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2019. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2020-03-31 4:25:43 AM]
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