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Apis mellifica scutellata (African Honey Bee) on a Dichrost…

Africanized Bees: What you need to know to protect yourself and your bees. Authors: Philip Moore, Michael Wilson, John SkinnerDepartment of Entomology...

Mason Bees: The first of many in a series about bee species

Mason Bees: The first of many in a series about bee species | The Bees Waggle

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Never introduced to moi feral Africanized bees, hah! Yet their no slouches, defend house home rob lazy neighbors blind, resist parasites... are survivours

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What Do Killer Bees Look Like?

An Africanized honey bee (left) and a European honey bee on honeycomb. Despite color differences between these two individuals, you can't usually distinguish them just by looking at them.

Africanized bee Apis mellifera scutellata.jpg Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Hymenoptera Suborder: Apocrita Subfamily: Apinae Tribe: Apini Genus: Apis Species: Apis mellifera Subspecies HYBRID (see text) 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-breeding of the African honey bee (A. m…