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A Ciccadellid…

13 June 2011

A species of leaf hopper

This is a leafhopper – distinguished from the froghopper by the spines on the rear legs. I could not find this in my books…

And this bumble bee is I am pretty sure a White Tailed Bumble Bee – Bombus lucorum. I was lying on its back buzzing. I think it was so beezy that it got really tired. Its abdomen was pumping very hard. After a few minutes (it ignored the greengage jam I gave it) it buzzed off.

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Bombus lucorum

Where the bee sucks there suck I…

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