Bombus lapidarius – worker, Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve

Bombus lapidarius – worker, Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve

Observation - Bombus lapidarius – worker, Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve - UK and Ireland. Description: We have observed both male and female Red Tailed Bumblebee’s locally but surprised to observe a miniature version nectaring on Dandelions. We believe this is the worker - approximately 10mm length. Wish I could have added a size reference but this individ

We have observed both male and female Red Tailed Bumblebee’s locally but surprised to observe a miniature version nectaring on Dandelions. We believe this is the worker - approximately 10mm length. Wish I could have added a size reference but this individual was very skittish.