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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

Observer

jefffryett

Date

May 23, 2016 02:02 PM NZST

Description

Down on the beach on cold and windy day!

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What

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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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

majo00

Date

February 9, 2016

Description

On the track. Buff-tailed bumblebee on a California Thistle (which is on the previous Observation).

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

jefffryett

Date

May 20, 2016 02:39 AM NZST

Photos / Sounds

What

Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

jefffryett

Date

May 20, 2016 02:43 AM NZST

Description

Feeding on woolly nightshade.

Photos / Sounds

What

Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

majo00

Date

February 9, 2016

Description

Along the track. Buff-tailed bumblebees on previous observation 'Scotch Thistle'.

Photos / Sounds

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Date

April 6, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

frogplanet

Date

April 30, 2016

Place

Lidingö (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

majo00

Date

February 1, 2016

Description

Along Whitechapel Road.
See previous Observation. Buff-tailed bumblebees on Viper's- Bugloss.

Photos / Sounds

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

majo00

Date

February 1, 2016

Description

See previous Observation - Scottish Thistle. There were bumble bees on it.

Photos / Sounds

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Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

omerweiner

Date

May 13, 2016 05:56 PM HST

Place

Golan, IL (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Buff-tailed bumblebee Bombus terrestris

Observer

evahedstrom

Date

March 29, 2016

Description

mörk jordhumla

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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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