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  • 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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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

martingrimm

Date

May 25, 2015 11:42 AM CEST

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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martingrimm

Date

May 25, 2015 10:43 AM CEST

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

irene_davy

Date

May 24, 2015 11:47 AM EDT

Description

Not entirely sure I have the correct species of bumblebee.

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

martingrimm

Date

May 19, 2015 09:37 AM CEST

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

geefamily

Date

May 16, 2015

Description

it was on its back, with its legs in the air

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Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

January 3, 2015 05:38 PM TOT

Description

Very worn. Visiting Bull Thistle.

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

February 24, 2015

Description

Attracted to my blue sleeping mat.

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

February 24, 2015

Description

Sooo many bumblebees!

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

lungta

Date

May 2, 2015 10:43 AM CEST

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Abejorro Bombus terrestris

Observer

mariarecoder

Date

April 28, 2015

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tikaani

Date

March 14, 2015 04:52 PM TOT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Twobanded Bumble Bee Bombus terrestris

Observer

aunty

Date

April 25, 2015
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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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