How Many Kinds of Bees Are There?

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There are actually about 20,000 species of bees in the world! Some have not even been discovered yet. Bees are found all over the world except in high altitudes, polar regions, and on some oceanic islands. You can find more information here: http://www.everythingabout.net/articles/biology/animals/arthropods/insects/bees/
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There are approximately 20,000 bee species. Many people are most familiar with honeybees and bumblebees. Other types are plasterer bees, carder bees, and mason bees.
There are over 20,000 different species of bees in the world. The different species make up nine families are difficult to identify with the naked eye.
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