Tree bees and more ladybirds

In 2001, a new bumblebee was discovered just outside the New Forest. New to the UK, that is, but widely distributed throughout Europe. It’s the “Tree Bee”, Bombus hypnorum, and seems to be doing well here; unlike most “invasive” species, B. hypnorum doesn’t seem to represent a threat to local species.
They can’t resist Cotoneaster flowers:
Bombus hypnorum?
Bombus hypnorum in flight

Meanwhile I’ve found 2 more ladybird species (that makes nine species plus the Harlequin):

24-spot ladybird (Subcoccinella 24-punctata)
2-spot ladybird (Adalia 2-punctata)


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