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

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Recent observations

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

Date

January 16, 2015 04:58 PM NZDT

Description

Resting.

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

Date

January 14, 2015 06:38 PM NZDT

Description

Leaving the nest near the start of the Burrows track.

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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sea-kangaroo

Date

December 25, 2014 06:37 PM NZDT

Description

On a hebe-type thing.

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

Date

January 3, 2015 05:05 PM NZDT

Description

A very pale bee, I wonder if what the larva are fed affects their colour.

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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katiew

Date

January 21, 2015

Description

Rescued this bumblebee from the doggie drinking bowl at the water fountain.

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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nikbaines

Date

January 24, 2015 07:59 PM NZDT

Description

A large specimen on a faded rose flower

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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sea-kangaroo

Date

December 21, 2014 02:06 PM NZDT

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tony_wills

Date

January 12, 2015 11:04 AM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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lisa_bennett

Date

January 18, 2015

Description

Found deceased on our windowsill.

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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joepb

Date

January 17, 2015

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Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

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tony_wills

Date

January 12, 2015 12:27 PM NZDT

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

nikbaines

Date

January 16, 2015 06:32 PM NZDT

Description

On Jasione laevis

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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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