ric66's picture

Blucorum1

Observed: 29th February 2012 By: ric66ric66’s reputation in Invertebrates
Blucorum1
Description:

Three large bumble bees on daffodils in my garden

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

ophrys's picture

lucorum

I cannot comment on the ID, but you do need to change the spelling to lucorum. :)

Ian
_________________

My Flickr photos...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/52163027@N02/

ric66's picture

Bombus lUcorum

Thank you for spell check, have revised

ric666

ianbeavis's picture

Bombus lucorum

It does seem to have the lighter yellow bands characteristic of B lucorum, as well as the pure white tail that distinguishes queens (though not workers) from terrestris.

ric66's picture

Bombus lucorum

Thank you. It's the earliest bumble bee I've ever observed

ric666