Category Archive: Aculeata

Tawny Mining Bee

Andrena fulva(15 April 2009)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/tawny-mining-bee-female/

Honeybee

Honeybee (Apis mellifera) on dandelion(08 April 2009)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/honeybee/

Garden Bumblebee

Bombus hortorum(21 March 2009)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/garden-bumblebee/

Common Wasp

Common wasp (Vespula vulgaris) on apple. Close-up of face showing distinctive anchor marking.(21 August 2008)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/common-wasp/

Median Wasp

Median wasp (Dolichovespula media)on thistle flower, 04 August 2008) Larger, but less agressive than the familiar Common Wasp (below) this wasp is a relatively recent immigrant species from Europe having been first seen in Britain in the 1980s. Other characteristics are greater amounts of black in the abdominal markings and distinctive features on the thorax …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/median-wasp/

Median Wasp

Median wasp (Dolichovespula media)(29 July 2008) Larger, but less agressive than the familiar Common Wasp (below) this wasp is a relatively recent immigrant species from Europe having been first seen in Britain in the 1980s. Other characteristics are greater amounts of black in the abdominal markings and distinctive features on the thorax and face (the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/median-wasp-2/

Digger Wasp

Argogorytes mystaceus (22 June 2006)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/digger-wasp/

Hill Cuckoo Bee

Bombus rupestris (01 August 2005)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hill-cuckoo-bee/

Common Carder Bee

Bombus pascuorum (31 July 2005)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/common-carder-bee/

Hoplitis spinulosa

Hoplitis spinulosa(31 July 2005)

Permanent link to this article: https://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/nature-post/hoplitis-spinulosa/

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