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Bombus fervidus (Golden northern bumble bee)

Wikipedia Abstract

The yellow bumblebee or golden northern bumblebee (Bombus fervidus) is a species of bumblebee native to North America. It has a yellow-coloured abdomen and thorax. Its range includes the North American continent excluding much of Texas, Alaska, and the northern parts of Canada. It is common in cities and farmland. It is similar in colour and range to the American bumblebee (Bombus pensylvanicus).
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Attributes

Diet [1]  Herbivore
Hibernates [1]  Yes

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Edwin S. George Reserve 1297 Michigan, United States

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Acer rubrum (red maple)[2]
Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Common Ragweed)[2]
Asclepias syriaca (broadleaf milkweed)[2]
Bidens frondosa (Devil's Beggarticks)[2]
Celastrus scandens (American bittersweet)[2]
Cephalanthus tetrandra (Buttonbush)[2]
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)[2]
Datura stramonium (moonflower)[2]
Daucus carota (bird's nest)[2]
Desmodium canadense (Beggar's Lice)[2]
Eupatorium maculatum (Spotted Joe-pye Weed)[2]
Hibiscus moscheutos (crimsoneyed rosemallow)[2]
Ilex opaca (American holly)[2]
Impatiens capensis (jewelweed)[2]
Lonicera japonica (Chinese honeysuckle)[2]
Peltandra virginica (green arrow arum)[2]
Pontederia cordata (Pickerel Weed)[2]
Robinia pseudoacacia (Post locust)[2]
Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan)[2]
Salix nigra (black willow)[2]
Saururus cernuus (lizard's tail)[2]
Symphyotrichum dumosum (Small White Aster)[2]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[2]
Ulmus americana (American elm)[2]
Utricularia macrorhiza (greater bladderwort)[2]
Vaccinium corymbosum (highbush blueberry)[2]
Viola pedata (birdfoot violet)[2]
Zizania aquatica (annual wildrice)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acanthis flammea (Common Redpoll)1
Acrosternum hilare (Green stinkbug)5
Agelaius phoeniceus (Red-winged Blackbird)1
Aix sponsa (Wood Duck)8
Ammotragus lervia (aoudad)1
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)5
Andrena barbilabris1
Andrena clarkella (Clark's Mining Bee)1
Anthophora abrupta (miner bee)2
Anthophora plumipes (Spring Flower Bee)1
Apis mellifera (honey bee)23
Archilochus colubris (Ruby-throated Hummingbird)7
Baeolophus bicolor (Tufted Titmouse)3
Bombus lucorum (White-tailed bumblebee)2
Bombus terrestris (Large Earth Humble-bee)1
Branta canadensis (Canada Goose)3
Bruchidius cisti1
Callospermophilus lateralis (golden-mantled ground squirrel)1
Camponotus pennsylvanicus (black carpenter ant)5
Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern Cardinal)2
Carduelis carduelis (European Goldfinch)1
Cassida rubiginosa (Thistle Tortoise Beetle)1
Castor canadensis (american beaver)4
Chelydra serpentina (Common Snapping Turtle)3
Closterotomus norvegicus (strawberry bug)1
Colinus virginianus (Northern Bobwhite)10
Corvus brachyrhynchos (American Crow)1
Cyanocitta cristata (Blue Jay)1
Diapheromera femorata (Common American Walkingstick)1
Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum)3
Dryocopus pileatus (Pileated Woodpecker)1
Forficula auricularia (European earwig)1
Fringilla coelebs (Common Chaffinch)1
Gryllus pennsylvanicus (fall field cricket)1
Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (Greenhouse thrip)2
Leptonycteris nivalis (Mexican long-nosed bat)1
Lepus townsendii (White-tailed Jackrabbit)1
Lygocoris pabulinus (Common Green Capsid)2
Lymnaea stagnalis (swamp lymnaea)4
Marmota flaviventris (yellow-bellied marmot)1
Marmota monax (woodchuck)2
Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey)9
Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)1
Microtus pennsylvanicus (meadow vole)4
Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird)2
Molothrus ater (Brown-headed Cowbird)1
Myiarchus crinitus (Great Crested Flycatcher)1
Myocastor coypus (nutria)1
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)16
Ondatra zibethicus (muskrat)7
Passer domesticus (House Sparrow)1
Peromyscus leucopus (white-footed mouse)8
Phanacis taraxaci (dandelion gall wasp)1
Picoides pubescens (Downy Woodpecker)1
Poecile carolinensis (Carolina Chickadee)2
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)1
Psylliodes chalcomerus1
Quiscalus quiscula (Common Grackle)1
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat)2
Reticulitermes flavipes (eastern subterranean termite)2
Sciurus carolinensis (eastern gray squirrel)4
Sciurus griseus (western gray squirrel)1
Sciurus niger (eastern fox squirrel)1
Sialia sialis (Eastern Bluebird)4
Spinus spinus (Eurasian Siskin)1
Spinus tristis (American Goldfinch)7
Streptopelia turtur (European Turtle-Dove)1
Sylvilagus bachmani (Brush Rabbit)1
Sylvilagus floridanus (Eastern Cottontail)11
Tamias minimus (least chipmunk)1
Tamias ruficaudus (red-tailed chipmunk)2
Tamias striatus (eastern chipmunk)4
Thomomys talpoides (northern pocket gopher)1
Thrips vulgatissimus1
Turdus migratorius (American Robin)2
Urocitellus columbianus (Columbian ground squirrel)1
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)2
Zenaida macroura (Mourning Dove)4
Zonotrichia albicollis (White-throated Sparrow)3

Predators

Anax junius (green darner)[2]
Archilochus colubris (Ruby-throated Hummingbird)[2]
Argiope aurantia (black-and-yellow argiope)[2]
Cryptotis parva (North American Least Shrew)[2]
Diogmites basalis[3]
Laphria grossa[3]
Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)[2]
Lithobates sphenocephalus sphenocephalus (Florida Leopard Frog)[2]
Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)[2]
Micropterus salmoides (Northern largemouth bass)[2]
Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird)[2]
Misumena vatia (flower spider)[2]
Myiarchus crinitus (Great Crested Flycatcher)[2]
Poecile carolinensis (Carolina Chickadee)[2]
Pomoxis nigromaculatus (Strawberry bass)[2]
Proctacanthus milbertii[3]
Promachus bastardii[3]
Scalopus aquaticus (Eastern Mole)[2]
Vespula maculifrons (eastern yellowjacket)[2]

Providers

Parasite of 
Clausicella neomexicana[4]

Consumers

Pollinator of 
Acer rubrum (red maple)[2]
Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Common Ragweed)[2]
Asclepias syriaca (broadleaf milkweed)[2]
Astragalus drummondii (Drummond's milk-vetch)[5]
Bidens frondosa (Devil's Beggarticks)[2]
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle)[2]
Dalea candida (slender white prairieclover)[4]
Dalea purpurea (Purple prairieclover)[4]
Daucus carota (bird's nest)[2]
Eupatorium maculatum (Spotted Joe-pye Weed)[2]
Hibiscus moscheutos (crimsoneyed rosemallow)[2]
Ilex opaca (American holly)[2]
Impatiens capensis (jewelweed)[2]
Lonicera japonica (Chinese honeysuckle)[2]
Monarda fistulosa (mintleaf beebalm)[5]
Penstemon secundiflorus (sidebells penstemon)[4]
Penstemon unilateralis (oneside penstemon)[5]
Petalostemon purpureus (Purple prairie clover)[5]
Rubus deliciosus (Boulder Raspberry)[5]
Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan)[2]
Salix nigra (black willow)[2]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[2]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[2]
Utricularia macrorhiza (greater bladderwort)[2]
Vaccinium corymbosum (highbush blueberry)[2]

Distribution

Middle America; North America;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology 3Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg) 4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 5Clements, R. E., and F. L. Long. 1923, Experimental pollination. An outline of the ecology of flowers and insects. Washington, D.C., USA, Carnegie Institute of Washington.
Protected Areas provided by Edwin S. George Reserve, University of Michigan, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access