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Bombus vosnesenskii (yellow-faced bumblebee)

Wikipedia Abstract

The yellow-faced bumblebee (Bombus vosnesenskii) is a species of bumblebee native to the west coast of North America, where it distributed from British Columbia to Baja California. It is the most abundant species of bee in this range, and can be found in both urban and agricultural areas. B. vosnesenskii is also utilized as an important pollinator in commercial agriculture, especially for greenhouse tomatoes.
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Prey / Diet

Raphanus sativus (Wild Radish)[1]


Parasitized by 
Apocephalus borealis (zombie fly)[2]


Middle America; North America;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit 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.
2Apocephalus borealis Brues (Insecta: Diptera: Phoridae), Nicole A. Casuso, Ashley N. Mortensen, and James D. Ellis, Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida, October 2014
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