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Bee Identification Guide

Identifying Bees isn't easy, what with over 200 different species of bee and some that look very similar, even for an entomologist identifying bees isn't always very straight forward. You need to take in account things such as the bees habitat, time of year, colour and so many other things. We have created a helpful bee identification guide to help you tell the difference between a white-tailed bee and common carder bee. 


The Early Bumblebee

Bombus Pratorum
A small (one of the smallest) bumblebee that can be found all across the UK and is one of the first bees to come out of hibernation.
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White-tailed Bumblebee

Bombus Lucorum
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Garden Bumblebee

Bombus Hortorum

Tree Bumblebee

Bombus Hypnorum

Heath Bumblebee

Bombus Jonellus

Red-tailed Bumblebee

Bombus Lapidarius

Red-tailed cuckoo bee

Bombus Lapidarius

Red-Shanked Carder Bee

Bombus Ruderarius

Common Carder Bee

Bombus Pascuorum

Moss Carder Bee

Bombus Muscorum

Brown-Banded Carder Bee

Bombus Humilis

Shrill Carder Bee

Bombus Sylvarum


Honeybee (European)

Apis Mellifera

Solitary Bees

Wool Carder Bee

Anthidium Manicatum

Common Mourning Bee

Melecta Albifrons
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Hairy-footed Flower Bee

Anthophora Plumipes

Leafcutter Bees


Small Scissor Bee

Chelostoma Campanularum

Tawny Mining Bee

Andrena Fulva
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Ashy Mining Bee

Andrena Cineraria

Orange-tailed Mining Bee

Andrena Haemorrhoa

Red Mason Bee

Osmia Bicornis

Long-horned Bee


Golden Northern Bee

Bombus Fervidus

Blue Banded Bee

Amegilla Cingulata


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