In my bee A-Z -
N is for..Northern Amber Bumblebee
Oil, acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 5x5 inches.
Latin:  Bombus borealis
Location: found in the Canadian Maritimes and eastern United States in the Eastern Temperate Forest and Boreal Forest regions, south at high elevations in the Appalachian Mountains, west through the northern Great Plains of North Dakota, Manitoba, Alberta, and the Northwest Territories
Characteristics: It has amber and yellow hairs on the body and pale to white hairs on the head. The worker is similar in coloration and measures 1.3 centimeters in length. The male is 1.4 to 1.7 centimeters long.[3]
This species is generally found in woodland habitat. It usually nests underground, and males congregate nearby to seek mates.
Endangered status: Least concern

Northern Amber Bumblebee (A-Z Series)


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