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Black tailed Bumble Bee on the Ceanothus

March 12, 2019

 

I originally identified this bumble bee as a hover fly because there is a hover fly that resembles it.

 

 

After researching further, I've determined that it definitely is a black-tailed bumble bee Bombus melanopygus.

 

It is feeding on the nectar of blossoms on our Ray Hartman ceanothus shrub.

 

 

 

 

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