Bumblebee (disambiguation)

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A bumblebee is a flying insect of the genus Bombus.

Bumblebee may also refer to:

Non-bee species[edit]

Arthropods[edit]

  • Some large Argiope (spider) species have black and yellow bands on their abdomens; the name 'bumble bee spider' has been used informally (examples: [1] [2])

Insects[edit]

  • Bumble bee scarab beetles, of the family Glaphyridae
  • Bumblebeewolf, a species of bee-hunting wasp (or "beewolf")
  • The bumble bee mimic Volucella bombylans, a large species of hoverfly
  • The archaic English colloquialism dumbledor was used for both the bumblebee and cockchafer

Shrimp[edit]

Vertebrates[edit]

Fish[edit]

Music[edit]

  • Bumblebee Records, which released the first solo album by Kenji Ueda

Compositions[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Instruments[edit]

Fiction[edit]

Characters[edit]

For small children[edit]

  • Babbitty Bumble, a bumble bee from The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse, a 1910 children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter
  • Mr. Do-Bee, an oversized bumblebee that was a recurring character in the US children's television series Romper Room
  • Bumblelion, a half lion, half bumble bee character from the 1985 animated series The Wuzzles
  • Bumble, a fictional bee in the British children's TV series Fifi and the Flowertots

Transportation[edit]

Automobiles[edit]

Non-military aviation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Military[edit]

  • Hummel (vehicle) ("Bumble Bee"), a self-propelled artillery gun used by the German Wehrmacht during World War II

Operations[edit]

  • Operation Bumblebee, a top secret US Navy program designed to develop rockets and ramjets at the end of World War II
  • Operation Teardrop, originally code-named 'Operation Bumblebee', a US Navy operation of World War II conducted in 1945 to sink German U-boats that were believed to be approaching the United States east coast armed with V-1 flying bombs
  • Operation Bumblebee during the Korean War; in 1951 the 3rd Battalion 7th Marines performed the first battalion sized combat helicopter air assault in history

Portable missiles[edit]

  • Bumbar ("Bumble Bee"), a short-range portable anti-tank missile system developed and produced by Serbia.
  • RPO-A Shmel (Bumblebee), a man-portable rocket launcher produced and exported by Russia and the former Soviet Union

Aviation[edit]

  • Beriev A-50 ("bumble bee" in Russian), an AWACS aircraft
  • One of the few surviving World War II Westland Lysander airplanes is finished in a yellow & black 'bumblebee' target tug scheme

Corporations[edit]

  • Bumble Bee Foods, a commercial brand of canned fish and other food products
  • Hummel International, a Denmark-based sportswear company which uses a stylized bumble bee logo, as Hummel is the German word for bumble bee.

Locations[edit]

Other[edit]

[5]

  • A colloquialism for an anarcho-capitalist, referring to the yellow and black flag they use

See also[edit]