Good News for the Western Bumble Bee, Bombus occidentalis

By Harvey Black Bombus occidentalis used to be the most common bumble bee species in the Pacific Northwest, but in the mid 1990s it became one of the rarest. The reason or reasons for the species decline remain unsolved, but one possibility points to a fungal pathogen known as Nosema bombi. Whatever the causes were […]

Source: Entomology Today

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