black bumble bee, Suffolk

black bumble bee, Suffolk

Observation - black bumble bee, Suffolk. Description: This is what appears to be a black bumblebee seen by one of our Suffolk Wildlife Trust volunteers in her garden. Are these photographs good enough for idenfification? Using the Natural History Museum online bumblebee identification key I have narrowed i

This is what appears to be a black bumblebee seen by one of our Suffolk Wildlife Trust volunteers in her garden. Are these photographs good enough for idenfification? Using the Natural History Museum online bumblebee identification key I have narrowed it down to a possible rare black form of a few more common species or a possible rare species.