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Predator and prey - Bombus bimaculatus - male

Predator and prey - Bombus bimaculatus - Male
Churchville Nature Center, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
June 15, 2005
I was taking pictures of the ambush bug when this hapless bumblebee landed on the flower. It didn't struggle, simply slowed down and became perfectly still. The ambush bug must have a very powerful poison to do that.
The plant is called Virginia sweetspire.
Southeastern PA
Hymenoptera Anthophila Apidae Bombus bimaculatus representative

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Predator and prey - Bombus bimaculatus - male Predator and prey - Bombus bimaculatus - male

Excellent catch! My little fe
Excellent catch! My little fellow never caught anything for me to see when I found it...and our weather took a dramatic downhill temp slide this last weekend with the hurricanes hitting...the insect activity has been almost nothing since I submitted the photo of my little fellow.
Thanx for the image and info to your's here!

Moved
Moved from Bumble Bees.

Bombus bimaculatus
male

 
Thanks again.
Thanks again.

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