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Bombus spp.


Type of Insect: bee
Size: 3/4 inch
Overall Color: yellow and black
Larval Foods: honey, pollen
Adult Foods: flower nectar
Larval Type:
status: common
Description: large, non-aggressive nest building bees, reproduction is carried out by queens, workers carry out other duties

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Hymenoptera (bees,ants,wasps)
Family: 12 Bombidae (bumblebees)
Genus: Bombus
Species: spp.

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