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Bumble bee

Observed: 23rd March 2010 By: ru9
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Description:

this was an orange tailed bumble bee, warming itself in the sand dunes.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Bombus lapidarius interacts

Comments

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Bombus pratorum.

Bombus pratorum queens have a reddish tail with a yellow collar stripe and usually a yellow band at the top of the abdomen, so this one is not B.pratorum.

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