Common carder bee ♀︎
-Purple toadflax-

Last update: 30 November 2019
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2019-VI-07

The Common carder bee (Bombus pascuorum) is a common bumble bee in the Netherlands and a yearly returning visitor to the garden. The bumble bee has variety in color schemes but this one with the white flanks I like best.

Here the specimen is foraging on Purple toadflax (Linaria purpurea).

Common carder bee (Bombus pascuorum) on Purple toadflax (Linaria purpurea)
Common carder bee (Bombus pascuorum) on Purple toadflax (Linaria purpurea)

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