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bumblebee:

see beebee,
name for flying insects of the superfamily Apoidea, in the same order as the ants and the wasps. Bees are characterized by their enlarged hind feet, typically equipped with pollen baskets of stiff hairs for gathering pollen.
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bumblebee

[′bəm·bəl‚bē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The common name for several large, hairy social bees of the genus Bombus in the family Apidae.

bumblebee

, humblebee
any large hairy social bee of the genus Bombus and related genera, of temperate regions: family Apidae
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Bumble bees (Bombus terrestris and Bombus pascuorum Scopoli) have been found to collect pollen with significantly higher protein and essential amino acid levels than pollen collected by honey bees [105].
Floral sonication by bees: mesosomal vibration by Bombus and Xylocopa, but not Apis (Hymenoptera: Apidae), ejects pollen from poricidal anthers.
Environmental change and the distribution of British bumble bees (Bombus Latr.).
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Spinosad es considerado altamente toxico para diferentes especies de abejas (Megachile spp., Osmia spp., Bombus spp.) (Mayes, Thompson, Husband, & Miles, 2003), sin embargo en el presente estudio no fue posible establecer un limite de respuesta cercano al 100 % para la prueba de toxicidad por exposicion topica.
A laboratory evaluation to determine the compatibility of microbiological control agents with the pollinator Bombus terrestris.
Yet surprisingly, many Bombus species are holding steady on their northern borders instead of surging into cooler climes, researchers report in the July 10 Science.
Call up vibrantly-coloured Superheroes for a stylish touch - comic book heroes <B feature on wacky wall art from Bombus, with a circular print, PS20 and a set of nine, PS160.
The tree bumblebee - Bombus hypnorum - is now seen in southern Scotland, as well as urban areas across England and Wales.