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Tree bumblebee and Crab spider

Observed: 18th July 2013 By: Nick UptonNick Upton’s reputation in InvertebratesNick Upton’s reputation in InvertebratesNick Upton’s reputation in InvertebratesNick Upton’s reputation in Invertebrates
Tree bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum) foraging on Bramble flower (Rubus fruticosus = Rubus plicatus) on woodland edge being approached by a well camouflaged Goldenrod crab spider (Misumena vatia), Wiltshire, UK, July.
Description:

With a furry ginger thorax and white tipped abdomen, I think this has to be a Tree bumble foraging on a Bramble flower, with a small Crab spider (Misumena vatia) approaching it.... I think it decided the bee was too big and didn't attack!

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Species interactions

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Species with which Tree Bumblebee (Bombus (Pyrobombus) hypnorum) interacts