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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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What

Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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victoria2108

Date

April 3, 2015 09:50 AM CEST

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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ioanamita30

Date

April 18, 2016 12:37 AM AST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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fabienpiednoir

Date

April 28, 2016

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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jacqui-nz

Date

April 22, 2016

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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jacqui-nz

Date

April 23, 2016

Description

Several bumble bees enjoying hibiscus flowers.

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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martingrimm

Date

April 18, 2016 02:45 PM CEST

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Date

April 16, 2016 02:20 PM MSK

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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raugmar

Date

October 6, 2012 11:47 AM CEST

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No photos or sounds

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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evahedstrom

Date

April 15, 2016

Description

Spring has come and the bumblebee queens are awake.

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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pjd1

Date

April 17, 2013

Description

Uncommon - a few noted within dune field. I am not at all sure of the identification here.

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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mike68lusk

Date

April 4, 2016 03:44 AM NZST

Description

sheltering from high wind

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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fabienpiednoir

Date

April 12, 2016
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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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