Vestal Cuckoo Bumblebee

Vestal Cuckoo Bumblebee

Observation - Vestal Cuckoo Bumblebee. Description: This is the commonest Cuckoo Bumblebee for Norfolk and is parasitic on the Buff-tailed Bumblebee. It has a yellow collar and a lemon flash at the boundary between the white and black on the abdomen, narrowing at the centre. As with all cuckoo bees there i

This is the commonest Cuckoo Bumblebee for Norfolk and is parasitic on the Buff-tailed Bumblebee. It has a yellow collar and a lemon flash at the boundary between the white and black on the abdomen, narrowing at the centre. As with all cuckoo bees there is no pollen basket.