Subject: bumble bee
Location: NYS, Orange County
July 5, 2013 11:54 am
Dear Bugman,
I tried to ID this bumble bee but am not sure. It was the only bright yellow bee among the others on my I took this pic but it was hard to get a clear one. Do you have any idea which it is?
Signature: klavierabend

Yellow Fronted Bumble Bee

Yellow Fronted Bumble Bee

Dear klavierabend,
Based on the coloration and pattern on your bee, we believe this is a Yellow Fronted Bumble Bee,
Bombus flavifrons, a species we posted exactly a month ago.  According to BugGuide, it is:  “Widely distributed in US and Canada.” 

Many thanks for your work!!!

Location: Orange County, New York

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