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Marsh 0610 079

Observed: 1st May 2009 By: WildpadWildpad’s reputation in InvertebratesWildpad’s reputation in InvertebratesWildpad’s reputation in Invertebrates
marsh 0610 079
Description:

Seen in scrub within Stanpit Marsh NR

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Common carder bee ? (Bombus pascuorum ?)
    Confidence: It might be this.
    ID agreements (): 6 People
    • Matt Smith
      Amateur Entomologists' SocietyBees, Wasps and Ants Recording SocietyDipterists ForumPeople's Trust for Endangered SpeciesTachinid Recording Scheme
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    • Mark at MagdalenMark at Magdalen’s reputation in InvertebratesMark at Magdalen’s reputation in InvertebratesMark at Magdalen’s reputation in InvertebratesMark at Magdalen’s reputation in Invertebrates
    • kcf32
      S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course completeShropshire Wildlife Trust
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    • eucera
      Bees, Wasps and Ants Recording Society
      Invertebrates expert
    • gino.brignoli
      S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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    • WildlifeStuffWildlifeStuff’s reputation in InvertebratesWildlifeStuff’s reputation in InvertebratesWildlifeStuff’s reputation in Invertebrates
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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ID tips

Orange thorax and black hairs on the abdomen make this B.pascuorum, the other 2 "orange" carder bee species have no black on the abdomen except for a tiny bit at the tip in some instances.

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Bee

Thank you all for confirmation! and extra detail, Matt.