The species profiles provide information on each of the 17 bumble bee species and one carpenter bee that have been recorded in Vermont, as well as two species that have been found in neighboring states, but not yet in Vermont.

Common NameScientific NameStatus
Rusty-patched Bumble BeeBombus affinisEndangered. Extirpated in VT
Black and Gold Bumble BeeBombus auricomusJust one record in VT
Two-spotted Bumble BeeBombus bimaculatus
Northern Amber Bumble BeeBombus borealis
Yellow Bumble BeeBombus fervidus
Brown-belted Bumble BeeBombus griseocollis
Common Eastern Bumble BeeBombus impatiens
American Bumble BeeBombus pensylvanicusExtirpated in VT
Confusing Bumble BeeBombus perplexus
Red-belted Bumble BeeBombus rufocinctus
Sanderson's Bumble BeeBombus sandersoni
Tri-colored Bumble BeeBombus ternarius
Yellow-banded Bumble BeeBombus terricolaThreatened - Vermont
Half-black Bumble BeeBombus vagans
Ashton's Cuckoo Bumble BeeBombus ashtoniEndangered - Vermont. Extirpated in VT.
Lemon Cuckoo Bumble BeeBombus citrinus
Fernald's Cuckoo Bumble BeeBombus fernaldaeRecently found in Franklin County
Indiscriminate Bumble BeeBombus insularisNo records from VT. Historic record from Hanover, NH.
Variable Cuckoo Bumble BeeBombus variabilisFound in NH and NY. No record for VT.
Eastern Carpenter BeeXylocopa virginica