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EENY568: European honey bee Apis mellifera Linnaeus, and subspecies (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae)

Figure 10. Worker European honey bee, Apis mellifera Linnaeus, exposing the Nasanov gland at the tip of the abdomen and fanning her wings to release Nasanov pheromone when the colony was disturbed by removing the lid.

Credit: Ashley N. Mortensen, University of Florida.