Male early bumblebee
In this picture of the early bumblebee (Bombus pratorum) you can see the rosy red 'tail' which, in conjunction with the yellow bands, are normally sufficient to identify it. The bright yellow facial hairs also identify this specimen as a male.
Technical Information: Photographed with a Minolta Dimage Z1.|
Copyright Joan Burkmar 2004. Permission is hereby granted for anyone to use this image for non-commercial purposes which are of benefit to the natural environment. School pupils, students, teachers and educators are invited to use and reproduce the image freely. The photographer should be credited where practicable. Use for commercial purposes is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the copyright holder.|
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