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Recent observations

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What

Honeybees Genus Apis

Observer

cspnl

Date

November 17, 2014 12:37 PM PST

Description

in basil. When trying to feed, they try to hold on to the flower and their rear legs pull on the flowers lower parts and get covered with pollen. They look like little pontoons on their legs.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

kcr3g3r

Date

July 28, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Apis mellifera engaged in "washboarding" behavior on outside of hive

Tags

bee

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

November 17, 2008 12:32 PM NZDT

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 23, 2008 04:18 PM NZDT

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 16, 2009 12:39 PM NZDT

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 31, 2009 03:25 PM NZDT

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 7, 2013 12:00 PM NZDT

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 14, 2013 12:26 PM NZDT

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 21, 2011 02:40 PM NZDT

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 12, 2013 01:49 PM NZDT

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Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 12, 2013 01:43 PM NZDT

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What

Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 7, 2013 02:18 PM NZDT
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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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