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

Bombus insularis (Smith, 1861)
Cuckoo Bumble Bee
Family: Apidae

© Libby & Rick Avis  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #12719)

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Distribution of Bombus insularis in British Columbia
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Introduction


This species is found from Canada south to California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nebraska, New York, Alaska (Bumblebee.org 2011).

Cuckoo Bumble Bees lay their eggs in the nest of other bumble bees (Bumblebee.org 2011).

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
COSEWIC
NativeS4?YellowNot 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: 2020-04-02 9:49:20 AM]
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