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  • Catalan
    • Abellot
    • Borinot
  • Maori
    • Pi Rorohu
  • English
    • Buff-tailed Bumblebee
    • Large Earth Bumblebee
    • Twobanded Bumble Bee
  • Dutch
    • Aardhommel
  • German
    • Dunkle Erdhummel
  • Portuguese
    • Abelhão-terrestre
  • Scientific Names
    • Bombus terrestris
  • Spanish
    • Abejorro

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Recent observations

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

johnflower

Date

August 29, 2015

Description

Bumble Bee feeding on spring onion flowers.

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Observer

duarte

Date

August 9, 2015

Description

Formerly though to be an Madeiran endemic species, Bombus maderensis, genetic studies have shown Madeiran populations belong to the Iberian subspecies of Bombus terrestris, Bombus terrestris lusitanicus. Bombus ruderatus is also present in Madeira.

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Square

What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

tiggrx

Date

July 28, 2015

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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redhat

Date

July 10, 2015

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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trcarlisle

Date

July 29, 2015 06:40 PM BST

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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trcarlisle

Date

July 25, 2015 11:03 AM BST

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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trcarlisle

Date

July 30, 2015 08:53 AM BST

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

danilinav

Date

July 8, 2015 09:54 AM MSK

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

July 31, 2015 08:15 AM BST

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

upupa_epops

Date

July 31, 2015 01:59 PM SAST

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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joepb

Date

August 1, 2015

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Square

What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

jimmymac2

Date

July 27, 2015 07:57 AM BST

Place

Copthorne (Google, OSM)

Description

Found feeding on our garden Buddleja.

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Description from Wikipedia

Bombus terrestris, the buff-tailed bumblebee or large earth bumblebee is one of the most numerous bumblebee species in Europe. The queen is 2–2.7 cm long, while the workers are 1½–2 cm. The latter are characterized by their white-ended abdomens and look (apart from their yellowish bands being darker in direct comparison) just like those of the white-tailed bumblebee, B. lucorum, a close relative. The queens of B. terrestris have the namesake buff-white abdomen ("tail") tip; this area is...

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