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Bumble on clematis

Observed: 29th May 2012 By: Jonathan
iSpot team
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Bumble on clematis
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Buff-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) interacts

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Thanks, Murdo. I must brush

Thanks, Murdo. I must brush up on my bumbles.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

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The narrow dark collar, dark

The narrow dark collar, dark belt, and distinctly buffy tail (not as dark as many, but a lot darker than some terrestris and all lucorum s.l.) make this one this species, but a lot of workers can't easily be distinguished from the lucorum group.

M.

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