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EENY568: European Honey Bee Apis mellifera Linnaeus and subspecies (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae)

Figure 11. A reproductive swarm of European honey bees, Apis mellifera Linnaeus, coalesced on a tree branch while scout workers search for a place to establish the new colony.

Credit: Susan E. Ellis, littleladiesofthehive.com (used with permission)