Carder bee - possibly. ID Help please

Carder bee - possibly. ID Help please

Observation - Carder bee - possibly. ID Help please - UK and Ireland. Description: Possibly a common carder bee. About 10mm in length. Scale can be taken from the penstemom flowers it is visiting. The patterns on the abdomen seem to fit in with my ID guides. The thorax does not appear to quite so 'ginger'.

Possibly a common carder bee. About 10mm in length. Scale can be taken from the penstemom flowers it is visiting. The patterns on the abdomen seem to fit in with my ID guides. The thorax does not appear to quite so 'ginger'.