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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee nest Bombus terrestris

Observer

tonyw

Date

October 18, 2014

Description

Beside the Burrows track small bumblebees were seen to leave and enter a small hole in the ground.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

cbz123

Date

October 2, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

tonyw

Date

October 24, 2009

Description

Bumblebee visiting Darwins barberry flowers.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

aglen

Date

September 18, 2014 08:24 AM NZST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

aglen

Date

September 15, 2014 08:34 AM NZST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

aglen

Date

August 31, 2014 02:57 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

aglen

Date

August 31, 2014 12:29 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

nzwide

Date

August 6, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

aglen

Date

August 2, 2014 09:40 AM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

epitree

Date

August 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Resting in Zantedeschia aethiopica

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

jonopoll

Date

January 1, 2014

Description

Bumblebee, adventive, European, on flowers in Herbaceous border.
Order Diptera. Observed by A.C Harris

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

June 23, 2014

Place

Ohoka (Google, OSM)

Description

Bumblebee on late flowering Teuchreum fruiticans hedge

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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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