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15.06.2012 Bee 2

Observed: 15th June 2012 By: ranon.2011ranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebratesranon.2011’s reputation in Invertebrates
15.06.2012 Bee 2
Description:

This is a very small bee about 10mm long with an orange tail.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Large Red Tailed Bumble Bee (Bombus (Melanobombus) lapidarius) interacts

Comments

ranon.2011's picture

That is what I assumed at

That is what I assumed at first, a small male red-tail, but this surely is too small for that.

Syrphus's picture

It is a worker, hence the

It is a worker, hence the small size. Males have variable amounts of yellow.

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