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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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Efecto de Bombus atratus (HYMENOPTERA: APIDAE) sobre la productividad de tomate (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) bajo invernadero en la Sabana de Bogota, Colombia.
Performance of Apis mellifera, Bombus impatiens, and Peponapis pruinosa (Hymenoptera: Apidae) as pollinators of pumpkin.
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The researchers caught the wild bumblebees belonging to the species Bombus impetuosus that forage for nectar and pollen in the mountains near Rilong in Sichuan province of China, and within 10 minutes they had been placed in a barometric chamber and their flight filmed as the air pressure was gradually lowered.
El tubo floral es mas corto que en otras especies del genero, a 3,5 cm desde la base el labelo se proyecta, se vuelve reflejo y conspicuo y resulta una pista de aterrizaje para los insectos polinizadores, cuyo visitante mas asiduo es Bombus atratus.
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Bombus funebris Smith se observo visitando flores de Bidens triplinervia H.
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Landscape scale experiments with Bombus terrestris Agg and Bombus pascuorum (Hymenoptera, Apidae)," Biological Conservation 116: 111-118.