A A typical “red-banded” bumble bee, Bombus huntii, showing the two red bands (terga 2 and 3) with yellow bands on either side (arrows, terga 1 and 4), and “red-tailed” bumble bees B B. centralis, with red band (terga 3 and 4) preceded by a yellow band (terga 1 and 2) with black apically (arrow) C B. mixtus, with a black band (arrow) separating the basal yellow and apical red bands. Photographs by CSS.

  Part of: Sheffield CS, Oram R, Heron JM (2020) Bombus (Pyrobombus) johanseni Sladen, 1919, a valid North American bumble bee species, with a new synonymy and comparisons to other “red-banded” bumble bee species in North America (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Bombini). ZooKeys 984: 59-81. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.984.55816