How Many Eyes Does a Bee Have?


A bee has five eyes. There are two compound (big) eyes that are located on each side of the bee's head and three simple eyes that are located on top of the bee's head.
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Hymenoptera Family: Apidae Genus: Apis Species: Apis mellifera
Apis mellifera have compound eyes for seeing flowers. Bees are insensitive to the color red, but detect ultraviolet colors. Their antennae are used for detecting the fragrance of the flower. Their legs, used for gathering pollen... More »
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