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IMG_8552

Observed: 1st September 2013 By: michael o'hara
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Description:

feeding on balsam

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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

Comments

Ardea's picture

The wings look OK so pale

The wings look OK so pale colour likely to be Balsam pollen contamination.

jimmymac2's picture

Agreed.

This Balsam pollen covering is well documented on iSpot.

James
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Tag

Please add the tag: Balsam Bees (remember, tags are case sensitive and the tag Balsam Bee (no -s) won't work.

James
My Blog
Longworth Traps or The Bryophyte Club!
NBN awards 15 winner.