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Bumblebee

Observed: 31st May 2013 By: lithopianlithopian’s reputation in Invertebrateslithopian’s reputation in Invertebrateslithopian’s reputation in Invertebrateslithopian’s reputation in Invertebrateslithopian’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Around 20mm long

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Early bumblebee (Bombus pratorum) interacts

Comments

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Red tailed bumblebee

This looks like a male B. lapidarius. The yellow on the abdomen is less significant and the tail is bright red, the hind tarsus is quite long. What are the main points in the argument for B.pratorum?
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