How Many Eyes Do Bees Have?


Bees have 5 eyes, 2 compound eyes, and 3 simple eyes. Bees see very well, but they are some what color blind. They can't see the color red, but they see all other colors.
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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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