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Early bumblebee

Observed: 27th May 2011 By: JubesJubes’s reputation in InvertebratesJubes’s reputation in InvertebratesJubes’s reputation in InvertebratesJubes’s reputation in Invertebrates
I think these are known as the early bumblebee - quite a bit smaller than other varieties and quite difficult to photograph because they barely stay still!
Description:

A small lightish yellow bee with a rusty coloured tail. Quite a few enjoying green alkanet.

Identifications
Species interactions

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Species with which Early Bumble Bee (Bombus (Pyrobombus) pratorum) interacts