Eastern bumblebee (IMAGE) University of California - Riverside Caption Bombus impatiens, otherwise known as the common eastern bumble bee, served as the taste tester in this nectar preference experiment. Credit Brooke Alexander Usage Restrictions No restrictions. License Public Domain Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.