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Bee

Description:

12-15mm long

Habitat:

Chalky grassland

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RachelHibberd
RachelHibberd 9 years ago

Thanks I'll have a look.

KristalWatrous
KristalWatrous 9 years ago

Definitely a bumblebee (Bombus sp.). Could be B. pascuorum (most common), or either B. muscorum or B. humilis (more rare). I'm not familiar with UK bees, so I'm not confident in IDing this one to species. Here are a couple of links to check out that should help:
http://www.bumblebee.org/pasc.htm
http://www.bumblebee.org/uncommonSp.htm#...

RachelHibberd
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RachelHibberd

England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Sep 15, 2011
Submitted on Sep 16, 2011

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