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Species Account for Bombus terrestris

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Bombus terrestris  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Buff-tailed Bumble Bee
Aculeata: Apinae: Apinae

Bombus terrestris

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Taxonomic group: honey bee and bumblebees (Aculeata: Apinae) - Countywide data

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Records: 1247
First Record: 1976
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 56
Pre-1992 hectads: 13
Total hectads: 56
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 319 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 3 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 117 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 1247 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Bombus terrestris

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