Bee – Bumble Bee – Bombus pratorum
The common name Bombus pratorum is the “Early bumble bee” and its full taxonomy is:-
- Class – Insecta
- Order – Hymenoptera
- Family – Apidae
- Genus – Bombus
- Species – pratorum
The early bumble bee has long shaggy hair. It has yellow collar and abdominal hoops, as well as a distinctive orange tail. It can nest in a number of locations but is often found in bird boxes, trees and roof spaces.
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