Bee
Bees are flying insects closely related to wasps and ants, and are known for their role in pollination and for producing honey and beeswax. Bees are a monophyletic lineage within the superfamily Apoid...
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National Geographic - Spiral Bee Hives
This is the only species of bee to build its hives upward in a spiral—here's why.
Transformation from Larva to Bee
Happy World Bee Day! Watch the transformation from larva to bee, as tissue develops inside the body and pigment slowly appears in their eyes.
Vandals topple beehives, kill 200k bees
Vandals toppled and poured diesel fuel on 100 beehives, killing 200,000 bees.
Goal! Scientists teach bumblebees how to play soccer
Goal! Scientists teach bumblebees how to play soccer. 👀 🔥 This was one of our most-viewed videos in 2017. #BestoftheYear
Massive bee hive removal from inside a wall
Massive bee hive removal from inside a wall
The first 21 days in the life of bees
Anand Varma - Photographer, a photographer for National Geographic, captured the first 21 days in the life of bees, as they develop from eggs to larvae to fully fledged insects. The incredible...
Bees have more brains than we bargained for
Bumble bees show an unexpected level of cognitive flexibility when it comes to solving problems in exchange for sugar water. Read more: http://scim.ag/2mcvOoO
US federal authorities list first bee species as endangered
Seven types of Hawaiian native bees are now facing possible extinction, US wildlife authorities say. Another bee found in the continental US is also being considered for protection.
For The First Time, Bees Declared Endangered In The U.S.
Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.
Neonic Pesticide link To Long-Term Wild Bee Decline
The large-scale, long-term decline in wild bees across England has been linked to the use of neonicotinoid insecticides by a new study.
Time-Lapse: Awesome Look Into The First 21 Days Of A Bee's Life In 60 Seconds
Witness the eerily beautiful growth of larvae into bees in this mesmerizing time-lapse video from photographer Anand Varma. Varma said the six-month project, for which he built a beehive in his worksh...
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
[Video] | Giant Himalayan Bees Produce Hallucinogenic Honey
Near the peaks of the Himalayan Mountains, a harsh region in which no human settlements are found, lives the world's largest honey bee, the Himalayan Cliff Bee which can grow as large as three centime...
Flow™ Hive Full Reveal
It's the beekeepers dream, turn a tap right on your beehive and watch pure fresh honey flow right out of your Flow™ hive and into your Jar! No mess no fuss and the bees are hardly disturbed.
These ‘Zombie’ Bees Make The Flight Of The Living Dead
The parasitic fly that torments them seems to be spreading. When the parasitic fly Apocephalus borealis crosses paths with certain species of bee — increasingly, the european honey bee — it aggressive...
Waggle dance
Waggle dance is a term used in beekeeping and ethology for a particular figure-eight dance of the honey bee. By performing this dance, successful foragers can share, with other members of the colony,...
Queen bee
The term queen bee is typically used to refer to an adult, mated female that lives in a honey bee colony or hive; she is usually the mother of most, if not all, the bees in the hive. The queens are de...
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List of crop plants pollinated by bees
Pollination by insects is called entomophily. Entomophily is a form of plant pollination whereby pollen is distributed by insects, particularly bees, Lepidoptera (e.g. butterflies and moths), flies a...
Characteristics of common wasps and bees
While easily confused at a distance or without close observation, there are many different characteristics of common large bees and wasps which can be used to identify them.
Characteristics of common wasps and bees - Wikipedia
Bumblebee
A bumblebee, also written bumble bee, is a member of the bee genus Bombus, in the family Apidae. The brood parasitic or cuckoo bumblebees have sometimes been classified as a subgenus or genus, Psithyr...
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Stingless bee
Stingless bees, sometimes called stingless honey bees or simply meliponines, are a large group of bees (about 500 species), comprising the tribe Meliponini (or subtribe Meliponina according to other a...
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Honey bee
A honey bee (or honeybee) is any member of the genus Apis, primarily distinguished by the production and storage of honey and the construction of perennial, colonial nests from wax. Honey bees are the...
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Africanized bee
Africanized honey bees (also spelled Africanised honey bees), known colloquially as "killer bees", are a hybrid of the Western honey bee species, (Apis mellifera), produced originally by cross-breedin...
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Andrenidae
The Andrenidae (commonly known as mining bees) are a large, nearly cosmopolitan family of solitary, ground-nesting bees. Most of the family's diversity is located in temperate or arid areas (warm temp...
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Apidae
The Apidae are a large family of bees, comprising the common honey bees, stingless bees (also used for honey production), carpenter bees, orchid bees, cuckoo bees, bumblebees, and various other less ...
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Beekeeping
beekeeping in SerbiaBeekeeping (or apiculture, from Latin: apis "bee") is the maintenance of honey bee colonies, commonly in hives, by humans. A beekeeper (or apiarist) keeps bees in order to co...
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Halictidae
The Halictidae are a very large and nearly cosmopolitan family of the order Hymenoptera consisting of small (> 4 mm) to midsize (> 8 mm) bees which are usually dark-colored and often m...
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Megachilidae
The Megachilidae are a cosmopolitan family of (mostly) solitary bees whose pollen-carrying structure (called a scopa) is restricted to the ventral surface of the abdomen (rather than mostly or exclusi...
Megachilidae - Wikipedia