Psithyrus

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Synonyms for Psithyrus

a large bee that resembles the bumblebee but lacks pollen-collecting apparatus and a worker caste

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PLEASE BEE HELPFUL Around 270 species of bee have been recorded in the UK, including about 19 different species of bumblebee and six species of cuckoo bumblebees. Sadly, they have suffered huge declines over the past century with two species becoming extinct in the past 80 years, and eight species now endangered.