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Bombus fervidus (Fabricius, 1798)
Golden Northern Bumble Bee
Family: Apidae

© Iris Bitterlich  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #39569)

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Distribution of Bombus fervidus in British Columbia
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The Golden Northern Bumble Bee is found from Quebec and New Brunswick, through to Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, south to Georgia, west to British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, California and Mexico (Bumblebee.org 2011).

Note that this species' ID was verified by Robbin Thorp as Bombus californicus. Robbin (2013) says: some consider B. californicus{/a} to be a subspecies or junior synonym of B. fervidus.

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS5YellowNot Listed
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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 4:13:16 AM]
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