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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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What

Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

joelle

Date

June 26, 2016 04:43 PM SAST

Description

This ID is a bit of a guess on my part. Used this as my source.... https://bumblebeeconservation.org/about-bees/identification/common-bumblebees/

It was the biggest bumble bee I've ever seen! Wish I had a better photo!!!

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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duarte

Date

June 25, 2016

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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katya

Date

June 23, 2016 07:46 PM EEST

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Date

June 19, 2016 11:53 AM MSK

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Date

June 13, 2016

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917
San Juan del Río, Querétaro
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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blackowl

Date

June 2, 2016

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

June 5, 2016

Description

Feeding on a flowering manuka.

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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kwark

Date

June 2, 2016 10:18 AM EDT

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

roaringroosters

Date

March 8, 2016

Description

Bombus terrestris seen in the Herb Garden at the Dunedin Botanic Garden.

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

dellfalconer

Date

May 25, 2016 07:02 PM CEST

Description

Buff-tailed Bumblebee (Dunkle Erdhummel, Bombus terrestris) on Giant Onion (Riesenzierlauch, Allium giganteum)

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

jefffryett

Date

May 23, 2016 02:02 PM NZST

Description

Down on the beach on cold and windy day!

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

majo00

Date

February 9, 2016

Description

A buff-tailed bumblebee on a scotch thistle flower (previous observation.)

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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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