Views: 185, Replies: 8 » Jump to the end
Name: tk
murchison texas (Zone 8a)

Tomato Heads
Image
texaskitty111
May 15, 2015 9:20 AM CST
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.

Thumb of 2015-05-15/texaskitty111/18c193

Cauliflower is just a cabbage with a college education (mark twain)
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Master Gardener: Texas Permaculture Raises cows I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Ideas: Master Level Beekeeper Garden Sages Avid Green Pages Reviewer Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
Image
dave
May 15, 2015 9:37 AM CST

Garden.org Admin

Bumblebee.
Name: tk
murchison texas (Zone 8a)

Tomato Heads
Image
texaskitty111
May 15, 2015 9:44 AM CST
Some bumblebees have the same colors as honeybees?
Cauliflower is just a cabbage with a college education (mark twain)
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Master Gardener: Texas Permaculture Raises cows I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Ideas: Master Level Beekeeper Garden Sages Avid Green Pages Reviewer Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
Image
dave
May 15, 2015 9:53 AM CST

Garden.org Admin

Certainly. Scroll down this page to see a bunch of pictures: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B...
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
Always count your blessings in life
Cat Lover Houseplants Plays in the sandbox Region: California Orchids Plant Lover: Loves 'em all!
Composter Cactus and Succulents Dragonflies Hummingbirder Amaryllis Container Gardener
Image
tarev
May 15, 2015 10:00 AM CST
Agree! A very nice looking bumblebee Lovey dubby
Name: tk
murchison texas (Zone 8a)

Tomato Heads
Image
texaskitty111
May 15, 2015 10:02 AM CST
Is it a female bb, and like other animals paler than the male? Its the first I've ever seen.
Thank You! all
Cauliflower is just a cabbage with a college education (mark twain)
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
Always count your blessings in life
Cat Lover Houseplants Plays in the sandbox Region: California Orchids Plant Lover: Loves 'em all!
Composter Cactus and Succulents Dragonflies Hummingbirder Amaryllis Container Gardener
Image
tarev
May 15, 2015 10:08 AM CST
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...
Name: tk
murchison texas (Zone 8a)

Tomato Heads
Image
texaskitty111
May 15, 2015 10:14 AM CST
That's very interesting. The bee, however has left the lily.
Cauliflower is just a cabbage with a college education (mark twain)
Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Bookworm Keeper of Koi Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Procrastinator Birds Butterflies Bee Lover
Image
plantladylin
May 15, 2015 10:25 AM CST
If not a Bumble it may be a Carpenter Bee:

http://urbanentomology.tamu.ed...
http://galveston.agrilife.org/...
http://www.bing.com/images/sea...
~ Eat, Sleep .... Play in the dirt ~

« Garden.org Homepage
« Back to the top
« Forums List
« Ask a Question forum
Only the members of the Members group may reply to this thread.

Today's site banner is by sunnyvalley and is called "Rose Creme Caramel"