Kōrero: Wasps and bees

Bumblebee nest

Bumblebee nest

Bumblebees make their nests in holes in the ground such as rabbit burrows, or where they can burrow, such as in a compost heap. They also use hollow spaces in buildings. The cells are less regular than those made by honeybees.

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Reference: In0593Mrt.tif
Photograph by John Marris, Lincoln University

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Early, 'Wasps and bees - Introduced bees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11164/bumblebee-nest (accessed 27 November 2022)

He kōrero nā John Early, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007