Red tailed bumblebee, Sheringham, Les Fisher 1/2
Red tailed bumblebee, Sheringham, Les Fisher 2/2

Red Tailed Bumblebee Bombus lapidarius

Conservation status

Five species of bumblebee, which twenty years ago were classed as widespread and common are now endangered. The red-tailed bumblebee remains widespread.

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Wild bumblebees are essential to the pollination of many crop species.

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