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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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Bees are flying insects closely related to wasps and ants, known for their role in pollination and, in the case of the best-known bee species, the European honey ...

Bees - Facts About Bees - Types of Bees - PestWorldforKids.org


Learn all about bees, facts about bees and different types of bees. There are about 20000 different species of bees in the world.

ID Your Bee - The Bee Hunter


Identify your bee: bumble bees, honey bees, ground bees, wasps, hornets, carpenter ... These photos and descriptions of different types of bees will help you  ...

There are many different races and hybrids of honey bees , or Apis mellifera, each with its own unique pros and cons. This list will demystify some of the most common types of honey bees, so you can decide which will work best for your situation. Italian bees, or Apis... More »
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Types of Bees: All about the different kinds of bees, including insect ...


Now, can you guess how many types of bees there are? ......Well? What about worldwide? Alright, here is the answer: There are around 25,000 known species  ...

Bee Identification Chart - Adkins Bee Removal


Social and Solitary Bee species guide. Size, habitat, and regional information on Honeybees, Carpenter bees, Bumble bees, and Stingless bees.

Types of Bees & Wasps in Massachusetts - Mass Audubon


There are many species of bees and wasps in Massachusetts, and they come in a wide variety of sizes, shapes, and colors. Some are social, and others are ...

Native Bees of North America - BugGuide.Net


Nov 26, 2010 ... Native bees are an unappreciated treasure, with 4,000 species from tiny Perdita to large carpenter bees, they can be found anywhere in North ...

Bees, Ants, Wasps and Similar Insects - Insect Identification


Dec 16, 2015 ... Bees, Ants and Wasps are well-represented in their Hymenoptera order as some 18,000 species are recognized in North America alone with a ...

Popular Q&A
Q: Which types of bees sting?
A: Most bees are able to sting but apart from honey bees, not many of them do. In general, bees only sting to defend themselves. Read More »
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Q: What type of bees that kills?
A: Africanized honey bees also known as colloquially. Read More »
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Q: What are the 3 types of bees.
A: hornet wasp and worker. Read More »
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Q: Why are there different types of bees.
A: Well, Theres killer bees. And honey bees. Honey bees collect food for there family/home members. Killer bees protect the hive and also try to gather food honey ... Read More »
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Q: Types of Bees
A: In scientific terms, bees are in the insect superfamily Apodiea. This superfamily includes lots of families, subfamilies, tribes and approximately 20,000 bee sp... Read More »
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