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Bee ID

Observed: 14th September 2012 By: NickBallardNickBallard’s reputation in Invertebrates
Bee_1_low_MRC_14th_Sept_2012
Description:

Seeing the BWARS survey, I checked out the ivy locally....This looked different to the usual honey bees.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Honeybee (Apis mellifera) interacts

Comments

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Bee on ivy

Perhaps C. hederae but the front segments of the abdomen seem browner than in the BWARS examples. One of the Apidae possibly?