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Small Garden Bumble-bee

Photograph by: 
Kevin Barber

A bee quite common in gardens and with a white tail but this one has a middle yellow band that is part on the thorax and part on the abdomen.




Common Name Small Garden Bumble-bee
Scientific Name Bombus hortorum
Species Group Bumble bees and Cuckoo bees
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Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Bumble bees and Cuckoo bees