Torpid bee

Torpid bee

Observation - Torpid bee - UK and Ireland. Description: About 12mm long, on cultivated scabious in dull weather. n.b. I've added 2 more photos as the bee dried out after a while and appeared less dark and more ginger.

About 12mm long, on cultivated scabious in dull weather.
n.b. I've added 2 more photos as the bee dried out after a while and appeared less dark and more ginger.