Bumble Bee?

pine_acres(Zone 4 WI)July 24, 2005

Could you tell me if this is a Bumble bee? I have dozens of them everywhere and are wondering where they are coming from. Thank You!

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amymcg(z5 MA)

Yep, those are bumbles. Bumble bee species are plentiful, they all have different markings.

    Bookmark   July 24, 2005 at 6:48PM
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chuckr30(z5, GR-MI)

Yes it's a bumble bee. The thorax is generally very hairy, abdomen may be slightly hairy or almost no hair.

    Bookmark   July 26, 2005 at 11:46AM
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BeeUnknown(Southern PA)

You obviously konw thats a bumble bee from the previous post(s)...but I want to comment on those flowers...very beautiful!

    Bookmark   August 10, 2005 at 9:06PM
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susanzone5(z5NY)

I have hundreds of these bees on my caryopteris and other flowers. Where do they live? In a hive, in my house, in the ground? I see them sleeping at night right on the flowers.

    Bookmark   August 30, 2005 at 7:41PM
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Konrad___far_north(3..just outside of Edmonton)

To any of you interested in bumbles,... here is a nice educational video....

Konrad

Here is a link that might be useful: Bumble bee video

    Bookmark   September 13, 2005 at 1:03AM
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