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Description: A hive of a awild form of Apoidea built in the moss and grass of the lawn. Addition 2014: It's an above-ground natural nest of wild bee superfamily Apoidea called Common Carder Bee (Bombus pascuorum) found in central Europe. The upper portion of the wax canopy ("involucrum") was removed. A view into the nest: Bumblebee female workers, pupa (pupae) (already with hair) in partially opened cocoon short time before emerging as a bumblebee (right), young puppae in damaged cocoon (upper left).
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