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By chocky
i spotted this female white tailed bumblebee resting in my greenhouse on one of the seed trays hence the bright colours an noticed it was carrying a parasitic mite. i since discovered it did not live of the bee but used it for a means to gain entry to its nest to feed on wax secreted by the lava

Tags: Close-up and macro Bees

Voters: LynneJoyce,

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LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2010 10:34PM
Excellent macro shot.

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