ZooSoc Takeover: Learn your A, Bee, Cs

Ginger Tailed Bumblebees

  1. Does the bee have an all ginger tail and thorax?
  • Yes – Bombus pascuorum – common carder bee – see Figure 10.
  • No – Double check your bee and start again!
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Figure 10: Bombus pascuorum. Note: the hairs of this bee can become easily faded, making identification trickier. Image credit: Unattributed, BWARS.
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