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Bumble bee

Bombus sp.

Description:

This bumble bee was one one of few insects still active on a cool autumn day. The flower is a Devil's-bit Scabious (Succisa pratensis). These flowers were among the last ones still in bloom in the area of spotting and played host to several species of bumble bees.

Habitat:

Damp meadow on forest edge, alt. 1400m ASL.

Notes:

Help with species ID appreciated.

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2 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Thank you Jae!

Jae
Jae 4 years ago

Nice photos, Daniele.

DanielePralong
Spotted by
DanielePralong

Fribourg/Freiburg, Switzerland

Lat: 46.51, Long: 6.95

Spotted on Sep 25, 2014
Submitted on Oct 1, 2014

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