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(Bumble)bee carrying "what" ?

Observed: 23rd August 2013 By: aw397aw397’s reputation in Invertebratesaw397’s reputation in Invertebrates
Bee
Description:

A bee/bumblebee.
What is it carrying on its back ???
Parasite ? Eggs ?

Identifications
  •  
    Likely ID
    Phoretic Mites (Parasitellus)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.