Bee Bytes: Bombus franklini

  Endangered. Social. Narrow Range.   Status: Critically Endangered, last recorded in 2006 by Dr. Robbin Thorp Name: Franklin Bumble bee Family: Apidae (with: honey bees, carpenter bees) States: Oregon and California B. franklini has experienced a sharp decline since 1998, and has not been spotted in the wild for over Read more…