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Offline eltalia

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Biosecurity alert for EBB in mainland Australia
« on: February 13, 2018, 03:59:49 pm »
Those Tasweggians are sharing, again ;)
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https://www.beekeepers.asn.au/news/2018/2/9/have-you-recently-seen-a-bumblebee

Report all sightings to 1800 084 881 immediately

Characteristics:
Large, fat, hairy bee.
Worker bees are 8-22mm long.
Queen bees are up to about 25mm long.
Body is black with one yellow/ochre band across thorax
and another across abdomen.
Tip of abdomen is buff or white.
Makes loud buzz when flying.
Ref:
http://www.aussiebee.com.au/bumblebeeharm

Bill

Offline Hops Brewster

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Re: Biosecurity alert for EBB in mainland Australia
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2018, 11:16:35 am »
at first I thought they were describing me  :grin:
Winter is coming.

I can't say I hate the government, but I am proudly distrustful of them.

Offline eltalia

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Re: Biosecurity alert for EBB in mainland Australia
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2018, 12:08:17 am »
at first I thought they were describing me  :grin:

Butt is "buff or white" ?????  :rotfl:

Bill