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Name: Chuck
Gorham Maine (Zone 5a)
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dogwalker
Aug 30, 2015 10:24 AM CST
I know that this picture isn't the best but I am wondering if this is the common verity of Bumble bee or not. The rear end of it was hairless and Shiney black. It also seemed larger then most bees I have seen.
Chuck

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Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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dirtdorphins
Aug 30, 2015 11:25 AM CST
Hi Chuck,
looks like a carpenter bee to me!
Name: Dirt
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dirtdorphins
Aug 30, 2015 11:27 AM CST
Here is a very simplified comparison of bee variety that might help

http://www.pollinator.org/PDFs...
Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Aug 30, 2015 11:32 AM CST
I was thinking carpenter bee too. They are big like bumble bees but less hairy.
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