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American bumblebee (Bombus pensylvanicus) forages on bergamot flowers.

American bumblebee (Bombus pensylvanicus) forages on bergamot flowers in an eastern native tall-grass prairie plot. Lovettsville, VA.

 

Identification confirmed by Sam Droege (USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Native Bee Lab).

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Taken on July 10, 2009