Apis mellifera

Like all honey bees, the western honey bee is . This species has been subdivided into at least recognized subspecies (or races), none of which are native to the Americas. However, subspecies of the western honey bee have been spread extensively beyond their . Apis mellifera is native to Europe, western Asia, and Africa. Rike, Dyreriket (Animalia).

Rekke, Leddyr (Arthropoda).

Klasse, Insekter (Insecta). Orden, Årevinger (Hymenoptera). Familie, Bier og humler (Apidae). Slekt, Honningbier (Apis). It is believed that the honey bee originated in Africa and spread to northern Europe, India, and China.

The honey bee is not native to North America, but was brought here . Honey bees are managed for both honey production and other hive products, such as wax and royal jelly. In most developed countries, the honey bee is managed for . A taxonomic species within the family Apidae – the honey bee.

For subspecies see species-logo. Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Long-horne Orchi and Digger Bees). Tribe Apini (Honey Bees). Species mellifera (Western Honey Bee).

European Honey Bee applies to domestic and feral populations found across most of the Bugguide region. Notes: Polaszek, Andrew (compiler). Their nest contains food stores in the form of honey and pollen, as well as the broo the queen and the bees themselves. These resources have to be defended against a wide range of predators and parasites, a task that is . Whereas some ubiquitous phytochemicals in bee foods up-regulate detoxification and immunity genes, . Recent work indicates that honey bees prefer diets that reflect the proper ratio of nutrients necessary for optimal survival and homeostasis. This idea relies on the precept that . The species of Hymenoptera described by Linnaeus in the . Austral entomology, 53(3):.

Introduction to the New World began with the intentional importation and subsequent accidental release in Brazil followe in turn, by spread of the strain through Central- and South America and into the southern U. Samples of 1workers were collected and examined for the infection with Nosema sp. Spores were oval to elliptical shaped and measuring . Concern has been expressed that it might act as an invasive species with large impact on biodiversity. When honeybees are presented with a colour discrimination task, they tend to choose swiftly and accurately when objects are presented in the ventral part of their frontal visual field.

In contrast, poor performance is observed when objects appear in the dorsal part. Here we investigate if this asymmetry is caused by fixed. Alle honningbier i Norge kommer derfor fra domestiserte .