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

Bombus melanopygus Nylander, 1848
Orange-Rumped Bumble Bee
Family: Apidae
Photo of species

© Libby & Rick Avis  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #12738)

E-Fauna BC Static Map
Distribution of Bombus melanopygus in British Columbia
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The Orange-rumped Bumble Bee is found from Alaska south to northern California, Idaho, Colorado (Bumblebee.org 2011).

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS5YellowNot Listed
BC Ministry of Environment: BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer--the authoritative source for conservation information in British Columbia.

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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. 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: 2024-04-15 2:54:29 PM]
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