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Tree bumble bee

Observed: 5th June 2011 By: Gill Sinclair
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course completeThe Mammal SocietyThe Vincent Wildlife Trust
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Bumble bee
Bumble bee 1

Black head, orange thorax, abdomen has two colour sections - black then white at posterior. Biggest bees I would estimate 22mm long, others smaller. May be nesting in the base of mature buddleia bush.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Tree bumble bee (Bombus hypnorum) interacts


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BWARS has received over 1050 records this year adding over 200 all-new dots to the distribution map. Keep the records coming in!

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Submitting records

Hi Stuart - do I need to send in a record or have you 'logged' this sighting for BWARS?

Gill Sinclair
OU Certificate in Contemporary Science
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I have grabbed the record from here!

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