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Apis mellifera

Observed: 13th May 2011 By: oceanlis2000oceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) interacts

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oceanlis2000's picture

I found this bee dead on a

I found this bee dead on a path next to a hedgerow

I've taken some photos in case it is of use to your Recording Scheme, I don't have an ID but I still have the bee so if you are interested in any more details I can have a look at it with a hand lens, looks like a female!

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Radial cell (near wing tip)

Radial cell (near wing tip) long and narrow, a useful feature to see if it's a honey bee.

oceanlis2000's picture

Thanks very much for the

Thanks very much for the comments, looks like the long eye hairs can be seen too

Very different shape and colours to the usual ones I see!