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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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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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December 26, 2008 10:07 AM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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December 26, 2007 01:16 PM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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December 13, 2008 03:48 PM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

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December 7, 2008 02:18 PM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

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December 7, 2008 02:17 PM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

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December 7, 2008 02:15 PM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

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December 5, 2008 12:46 PM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

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December 4, 2007 12:25 PM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

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December 5, 2008 12:39 PM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

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December 1, 2007 01:23 PM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

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November 25, 2008 12:42 PM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

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November 23, 2008 03:29 PM NZDT
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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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