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Ruderal bumblebee

Observed: 21st July 2013 By: Tracey-Anne
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Ruderal bumblebee
ruderal bumblebee

All Black bumblebee with faint stripes on abdomen. Feeding on bramble flower in hedgerow on edge of small wood.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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I think that the ID of

I think that the ID of melanic forms is best tested by looking at genitalia, otherwise an educated guess.