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Bombus occidentalis  (Western Bumble Bee)

Photo of Bombus occidentalis by Jeremy Gatten
© Jeremy Gatten (Photo ID #78386)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Edgewood, BC Photographer Jeremy Gatten
Habitat Roadside vegetation
Photo Date July 08, 2015 Upload Date July 10, 2015
Elevation (m)
UTM Zone # Latitude
UTM Easting Longitude
UTM Northing Photo ID # 78386
Notes Nectaring on Fireweed (Chamerion angustifolium)
Review Comments ID review by Robbin Thorp: "[This] photo record of B. occidentalis is noteworthy since this is one species that has suffered recent declines, especially from southwestern BC south to central CA west of the Sierra-Cascade crest."

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