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Ginger yellow bee

Observed: 26th May 2011 By: spacemouses
Ginger yellow bee
Description:

About12mm long. What sort of bee is it?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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This is the only carder on

This is the only carder on the W Isles, and is a particular subspecies associated with Shetland, W Isles, Coll and Tiree in Scotland (B. m. agricolae, very strongly coloured and black below). Another race occurs on the mainland.

M.

TRY

recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on www.hbrg.org.uk/TRY.html.