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

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Recent observations

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

aglen

Date

March 31, 2015 03:23 PM NZDT

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atur

Date

August 8, 2013 10:16 PM CEST

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

nikbaines

Date

March 15, 2015 10:39 AM NZDT

Description

Several on Arbutus unedo

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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aglen

Date

March 14, 2015 04:55 PM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

birdcall

Date

March 10, 2015

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What

Dunkle Erdhummel Bombus terrestris

Observer

jakob

Date

March 8, 2015

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

meurkc

Date

February 27, 2015

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

leonperrie

Date

February 13, 2015

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

xsainnz

Date

February 7, 2015

Description

Two bumblebee species feeding on an artichoke flower, B. terrestris and B. ruderatus, first time seen together. Phone photos out of focus, but banding visible.

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

leonperrie

Date

February 6, 2015

Description

Abundant. On the ragwort and thistles especially, but also in the convolvulus, crocosmia, and honeysuckle.

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 28, 2015 11:26 AM NZDT

Description

Collecting pollen.

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What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 16, 2015 04:58 PM NZDT

Description

Resting.

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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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