? Tree bee

? Tree bee

Observation - ? Tree bee - UK and Ireland. Description: Large bumblebee possibly 15 mm+. Feeding on comfrey patch. Prominent orange/red thorax but body ha

Large bumblebee possibly 15 mm+. Feeding on comfrey patch. Prominent orange/red thorax but body has very clear prominent stripes. Photos not very good as taken with old phone. Did not know if it was a tree bee because of thorax colouration or if it was brown-banded bee due to the stripes.