The pollinating community


Bumblebees live in colonies which only last one year.
© C. Künast

It is not unusual that species which indeed belong to the families of flies or even butterflies actually are considered bees. Only experts can distinguish a hoverfly or a clearwing moth for example from a bee without fail. Some identifying features of the bee help against the likelihood of confusion. At any case, these interesting insects deserve a closer look. Read more…