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LaBerge, Wallace E. and Webb, Morgan C. (1962) The bumblebees of Nebraska (Research Bulletin: Bulletin of the Agricultural Experiment Station of Nebraska No. 205)
The purpose of this paper is to provide a ready means of identifying bumblebees found in Nebraska. It is for both amateur and professional entomologists. Included are an annotated list of the bumblebees found in Nebraska, artificial keys for species determination, a glossary for those not acquainted with the terminology used in the keys, a list of flower preferences and biological notes pertaining to bumblebees in Nebraska. The keys for identification include a few species of bumblebees which have not yet been collected in Nebraska but which may occur in the state.