Distribution by Township

 

Maine maps for confirmed historic (1864 - 1999) and recently confirmed bumble bee species (2000+).  In each case, 'confirmed' indicates species presence based on either specimen or image vouchers.  Many Maine townships still have either no records or historic records only.

Common Name Scientific Name
Rusty-patched Bumble Bee Bombus affinis
Ashton's Cuckoo Bumble Bee Bombus ashtoni
Two-spotted Bumble Bee Bombus bimaculatus
Northern Amber Bumble Bee Bombus borealis
Lemon Cuckoo Bumble Bee Bombus citrinus
Fernald's Cuckoo Bumble Bee Bombus fernaldae
Yellow Bumble Bee Bombus fervidus
Brown-belted Bumble Bee Bombus griseocollis
Common Eastern Bumble Bee Bombus impatiens
Indiscriminate Cuckoo Bumble Bee  Bombus insularis
American Bumble Bee Bombus pensylvanicus
Confusing Bumble Bee Bombus perplexus
Red-belted Bumble Bee Bombus rufocinctus
Sanderson's Bumble Bee Bombus sandersoni
Tri-colored Bumble Bee Bombus ternarius
Yellow-banded Bumble Bee Bombus terricola
Half-black Bumble Bee Bombus vagans

Other Target Bees

Eastern Carpenter Bee Xylocopa virginica
Giant Resin Bee Megachile sculpturalis
European Wool-carder Bee Anthidium manicatum