Skip navigation
456 Views 2 Replies Last post: Aug 6, 2013 1:28 AM by thebeesknees RSS
Currently Being Moderated

Aug 6, 2013 1:20 AM

Is this a Gypsy Cockoo Bee? (Bombus bohemicus)?

bee 008.JPGI bee 017.JPG

 

Amber or dusky wings, soft gold band on upper thorax, black and white stripes on lower abdomen and tail, no pollen sacs.

 

Message was edited by: thebeesknees

Attachments:
  • Currently Being Moderated
    Aug 4, 2013 11:05 AM (in response to thebeesknees)
    Re: Is this a Gypsy Cockoo Bee?

    Either that or Bombus vestalis - but I would lean towards Bombus bohemicus. The best character to split them is by microscopic study of the 6th tergite (ventral plates).

    • Report Abuse

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked by (0)

What the symbols mean

  • "correct" answer available
  • "helpful" answer