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Vestal Cuckoo Bumblebee
Observed: 14th May 2013 By: anonymous spotter
Added: 15th May 2013
This is the commonest Cuckoo Bumblebee for Norfolk and is parasitic on the Buff-tailed Bumblebee. It has a yellow collar and a lemon flash at the boundary between the white and black on the abdomen, narrowing at the centre. As with all cuckoo bees there is no pollen basket.