Hymenoptera of North Carolina
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View PDFApidae Members: 190 NC Records

Bombus bimaculatus Cresson, 1863 - No Common Name

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Family: Apidae Subfamily: ApinaeTribe: BombiniChecklist Number: 1323.00                                                                                  
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, Discover Life, GBIF
Distribution in North Carolina
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Habitats include woodlands, parks, and gardens (Williams et al., 2014). North Carolina records also include sand ridges in the Coastal Plain.
Larval Host Plants: Flowers used by this bee include a number of woodland species (Williams et al., 2014)
Observation Methods:
See also Habitat Account for General Forests and Fields
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S5
State Protection: