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Buff-tailed bumble bee - Bombus terrestris

Observed: 8th August 2009 By: oceanlis2000oceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

I think its this but are the wings normally this black?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Buff-tailed bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) interacts

Comments

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wings

I'd say the wings look smoky rather than black, and looks okay for B. terrestris. A male I think, judging by the hairs on the hind tibia.

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