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Recent observations

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

annikaml

Date

September 14, 2014 05:11 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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glmory

Date

September 14, 2014 01:15 PM PDT

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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adrained

Date

September 12, 2014 01:59 PM PDT

Place

yerba buena gardens, san francisco, ca (Google, OSM)

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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cmstinson

Date

September 13, 2014

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 11:37 AM PDT

Description

Nest in an oak hollow.

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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sea-kangaroo

Date

September 12, 2014 12:26 PM PDT

Description

Multiple bees per dahlia flower.

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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larebaltaf

Date

September 12, 2014 02:27 PM EDT

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What

European Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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eddiebug

Date

the past

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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martingrimm

Date

September 5, 2014 07:34 PM CEST

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

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carlaag

Date

September 12, 2014 03:45 PM CDT

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

carlaag

Date

September 10, 2014 01:20 PM CDT

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

layymkayy

Date

September 12, 2014 03:07 PM EDT

Description

This bee is commonly found on George Washington University grounds thanks to Hartmut Doebel's bee hives in Lisner Hall. They enjoy a diversity of plants and make honey for the Founding Farmer's restaurant in Georgetown.

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Description from Wikipedia

Honey bees (or honeybees) are a subset of bees in the genus Apis, primarily distinguished by the production and storage of honey and the construction of perennial, colonial nests out of wax. Honey bees are the only extant members of the tribe Apini, all in the genus Apis. Currently, there are only seven recognised species of honey bee with a total of 44 subspecies, though historically, anywhere from six to eleven species have been recognised. Honey...

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