New York Natural Heritage Program
Black and Gold Bumble Bee
Bombus auricomus (Robertson, 1903)
Kingdom: Animalia

      Phylum: Mandibulates (Mandibulata)

           Class: Insects (Insecta)

                Order: Bees, Wasps, Ants, Sawflies (Hymenoptera)

                     Family: Triepeolus (Apidae)

Comments on the Classification [-]
The scientific name for this species has not changed. However, NatureServe did not have a record of it occuring in NY. There are at least 4 occurrences since 1980 for this species that we will begin tracking. One of the records is considered "current" and post 2000 based on Richardson 2013 compiled dataset.