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  • Russian
    • Земляной шмель
  • Hebrew
    • בומבוס האדמה
  • English
    • Buff-tailed bumblebee
    • Large Earth Bumblebee
    • Twobanded Bumble Bee
  • French
    • Bourdon terrestre
  • Catalan
    • Abellot
    • Borinot
  • Scientific Names
    • Bombus terrestris
  • Spanish
    • Abejorro
  • Portuguese
    • Abelhão-terrestre
  • German
    • Dunkle Erdhummel
  • Dutch
    • Aardhommel
  • Maori
    • Pi Rorohu

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Recent observations

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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gracelgibson

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July 6, 2016 04:56 AM EDT

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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celsomanuel

Date

September 22, 2013 06:02 PM CDT

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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carmelitalinda

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July 16, 2016 05:30 PM CDT

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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belyykit

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July 13, 2016 02:11 PM EDT

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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eddibisulli

Date

July 14, 2016 07:48 PM SAST

Description

+ Anthidium + Lavanda angustifolia

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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fabriziolanfredi

Date

June 27, 2016 11:55 AM CEST

Description

rinvenuto morto su gradini

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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terathopius

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June 26, 2016 02:20 PM HST

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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bbunny

Date

July 1, 2016 04:54 AM PDT

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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bbunny

Date

July 1, 2016 04:53 AM PDT

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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onildo_marini

Date

July 4, 2016 07:36 PM CEST

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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sea-kangaroo

Date

February 9, 2016 06:34 PM AEDT

Description

On a cardoon flower.

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

paolo_lammens

Date

July 2, 2016 02:40 PM CEST

Description

SONY DSC

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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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