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May 15, 2015 9:20 AM CST
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Name: tk
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Anyone know what kind of bee this is? It's 1" long. See honeybee next to it. It's not doing anything. Too small, I think, for as queen bee.

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May 15, 2015 9:37 AM CST
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Name: Dave Whitinger
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Bumblebee.
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May 15, 2015 9:44 AM CST
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Name: tk
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Some bumblebees have the same colors as honeybees?
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May 15, 2015 9:53 AM CST
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Name: Dave Whitinger
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Certainly. Scroll down this page to see a bunch of pictures: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B...
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May 15, 2015 10:00 AM CST
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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Agree! A very nice looking bumblebee Lovey dubby
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May 15, 2015 10:02 AM CST
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Name: tk
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Is it a female bb, and like other animals paler than the male? Its the first I've ever seen.
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May 15, 2015 10:08 AM CST
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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I saw this page...you may have to count the segments on the abdomen etc..if you can Big Grin
http://www.xerces.org/bumble-b...
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May 15, 2015 10:14 AM CST
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That's very interesting. The bee, however has left the lily.
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May 15, 2015 10:25 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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