Bee – Bumble Bee – Bombus terrestris
The common name Bombus terrestris is the “Buff-tailed bumble bee” and its full taxonomy is:-
- Class – Insecta
- Order – Hymenoptera
- Family – Apidae
- Genus – Bombus
- Species – terrestris
The buff-tailed bumble bee has yellow collar and abdominal hoops, as well as a buff or ginger tail. It often nests under the ground. Colonies can be large with over 500 adults.
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