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Bumblebee (1)

Observed: 14th August 2013 By: AlfozAlfoz’s reputation in Invertebrates
Bumblebee (1)
Bumblebee (2)

I've never seen a Bumblebee with white markings like this and would love to know if it's an unusual type.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Carder Bee (Bombus (Thoracobombus) pascuorum) interacts


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Thanks a lot, never seen one before. Did look on bee ID sites but had doubts.

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No problem await a confirmation though However its not uncommon to see Carders in an advanced state of wear toward the end of season with faded or bleached colouration of the hairs and therefor this normally orange yellow bee looks pecculiar. Looks to be on a Mint - Water Mint ??