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Red-tailed bumblebee

Bombus lapidarius

Description:

Female (above) is black with a red/orange tip of the abdomen. Male has a yellow collar at the anterior of the thorax

Habitat:

Parks, gardens, flowery meadows.

Notes:

This bee has very full pollen baskets (on the hind legs) with very orange pollen.

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Doryreed
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Doryreed

Sunderland, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jul 14, 2011
Submitted on Jul 15, 2011

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