|Most frequently found along forest and field
and in open uncultivated fields.They usually build their nests
under the ground.They need moss and dried grass to be
present in their habitats in order to successfully build their nests
They typically restrict themselves to either pollen collection or
nectar foraging on one specific plant species of the Pea family.
Black with a yellow collar, a narrow yellow band on the
and a third yellow band on terga 1
The tail is white. Darker forms, with little yellow in
their fur, are common.
17 - 20 mm long. Wingspan: 35 - 38 mm.
11 - 16 mm long.
14 - 15 mm long.
March - July.
It has the longest tongue of any U.K. Bumble Bee