Monday, June 7, 2010

Bumblebees active on milkweed in Northwest Arkansas

Please click start arrow to view video or Myspace logo to view full screen. Please click on still images below to see the same bumblebee on Asclepias viridis and a monarch caterpillar feeding on the leaves of Aslcepias incarnata (swamp milkweed) the next day.
Bumblebees are important pollinators of milkweed. For an example of an article detailing some of the intricate relationships of such plants and insects, please see link.

Bumblebee on Asclepias viridis on May 30, 2010

Aubrey james | MySpace Video

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