variabilis is a species noted by Grixti et al.
occidentalis in the 1990s, companies and growers have turned to Bombus
impatiens, a generalist pollinator native to the midwestern and eastern United States and Canada.
franklini, John Ascher, a research scientist in the division of invertebrate zoology at the American Museum of Natural History, was having trouble finding samples of Bombus
occidentalis, a common western bumblebee, for his personal collection in California.
Many greenhouse growers now use commercially produced Bombus
impatiens, a generalist pollinator native to the Midwest and Eastern United States and Canada.
have a ruby-pink gorget, more extensive green on the underparts, a cinnamon-buff pectoral collar, and usually display bronzier green upperparts (Schuchmann 1999, Ridgely and Greenfield 2001, Gurney 2006, Mata et al.
terrestris is better known as which common insect?
may sound a rather foreign cause to be championed by the British media but, given its more recognisable name of bumblebee, recent press concern is understandable.
Map letter bookends, PS29, Bombus
Before the days of satnavs and maps on our smart phones, no one on a trip to the Big Smoke would leave the house without their trusty A-Z clutched in their nervous hands.
To simulate pesticide exposures that bumblebees might encounter when a field of canola blooms, entomologist Dave Goulson of the University of Stirling in Scotland and his colleagues fed 50 Bombus
terrestris lab colonies nonfatal doses of the pesticide imidacloprid.
Rudereatus -also known as the Large Garden Bumble-bee -is one of the largest bees in Britain, with queen bees more than an inch long.
hypnorum - or tree bumblebee - is the first new species of bumblebee for more than 150 years to arrive in the UK.
Several ground nesting species are known to have spread dramatically and rapidly across Europe over the past decade or so (see Goulson & Williams, 2001 on Bombus
hypnorum and Vereecken et al.