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

Figure 8. Worker European honey bee, Apis mellifera Linnaeus, foraging on a flower. Note hairs covering the body, and the “waist” created by the constriction of the second abdominal segment.

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