Bombus pascuorum by GiMi53 ()
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Picture taken at the Marais d’Harchies on March 28th.
Bombus pascuorum, the Common Carder-bee, is a species of bumblebee belonging to the family Apidae subfamily Apinae tribus Bombini.
They are present in most of Europe in a wide variety of habitats such as meadows, pastures, waste ground, ditches and embankments, road, field margins, as well as gardens and parks in urban areas and forests and forest edges.
Bombus pascuorum, le bourdon des champs, est un insecte hyménoptère de la famille des Apidae (de Apis: abeille).
Thank you for your comments on my previous upload :
"Black-headed Gull – Mouette rieuse"
Image Comments (17)
eyeland () 2:23PM | Wed, 18 April 2012
Fantastic bee macro - & those thorns look pretty wicked also...
MrsRatbag () 9:45PM | Wed, 18 April 2012
I had one in my back garden yesterday; thanks for the ID! What a beauty!
erlandpil () 2:39AM | Thu, 19 April 2012
Excellent shot of this little bee. Fantastic details. agree erland