Observations in the Family: Apidae

Common Name: Cuckoo Bees, Digger Bees, Carpenter Bees, Honey Bees & Sweat Bees or Honeybees

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Bumble Bees

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By: Sishozonke
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Uct Upper Campus
Observed: 2nd July 2015
Added: 2nd July 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Honey Bees

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By: Sishozonke
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Uct Upper Campus
Observed: 1st July 2015
Added: 1st July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Apidae

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By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: Montagu area
Observed: 10th December 2009
Added: 29th June 2015
Likely ID: Xylocopa
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Carpenter bee

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Mtunzini forest
Observed: 22nd June 2015
Added: 27th June 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

On boardwalk in swamp forest during cold weather. About 30 mm long

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Carpenter Bee

Carpenter Bee
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Location: Mkuze
Observed: 20th June 2015
Added: 25th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Honey bee

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By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingLepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Observed: 26th February 2008
Added: 25th June 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Apidae

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By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: Between Bultfontein & Welkom, FS
Observed: 25th December 2009
Added: 24th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Apidae

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By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: Welkom
Observed: 7th September 2008
Added: 23rd June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Apidae

052
By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: Welkom
Observed: 7th September 2008
Added: 23rd June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Honey Bee

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: 34 Lismore Avenue
Observed: 5th June 2015
Added: 19th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Honeybee

Honeybee
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Prinskasteel Wetlands A9d Tokai
Observed: 13th June 2015
Added: 18th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Apidae

050
By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: Welkom
Observed: 28th November 2009
Added: 18th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Apidae

049
By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: Welkom
Observed: 7th September 2008
Added: 18th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Apidae

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By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: Between Bultfontein and Welkom
Observed: 28th November 2009
Added: 18th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Apis mellifera subsp. capensis on Podalyria sericea

Apis mellifera subsp. capensis on Podalyria sericea
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSeaKeysSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Lions Head
Observed: 13th June 2015
Added: 17th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Bee on Moraea polystachya

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By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Brackenfell, Cape Town
Observed: 12th June 2015
Added: 16th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Honeybees collecting pollen from Thamnochortus karooica

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By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Muiskraal
Observed: 11th June 2015
Added: 15th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

bees enjoying the flowering restios and collecting pollen from this Langeberg endemic

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Bee stocking up on pollen (Patterson)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: R342, Paterson
Observed: 8th June 2015
Added: 13th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Honeybee

Honeybee
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Kleinmond Three Sisters Trail shale band lower slopes Jeans Hill to neck
Observed: 17th May 2015
Added: 12th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Cape Honeybee

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By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Rondebosch Common
Observed: 6th June 2015
Added: 12th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:6
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Apidae

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By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: Steynsburg
Observed: 24th March 2015
Added: 11th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Apidae

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By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: Between Bultfontein and Welkom
Observed: 1st April 2015
Added: 11th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Apidae

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By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: Between Bultfontein and Welkom
Observed: 28th March 2015
Added: 10th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Apidae

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By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: Between Bultfontein and Welkom
Observed: 28th March 2015
Added: 10th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Anthophorini

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By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
Invertebrates expert
Location: Between Bloemfontein and Bultfontein
Observed: 3rd March 2015
Added: 9th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Honeybees (Die Vleie)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Wilderness - Die Vleie (SANP)
Observed: 5th June 2015
Added: 5th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Bee visiting an Asparagus

Apis mellifera subsp. capensis
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Rondebosch Common
Observed: 30th May 2015
Added: 3rd June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Carpenter Bee visiting Fountain Bush

Carpenter Bee visiting Fountain Bush
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Location: Littlewood Garden, Knysna, Hunters Home, Western Cape, South Africa
Observed: 13th September 2010
Added: 2nd June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Honey Bees

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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 31st May 2015
Added: 31st May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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African Honeybee (Apis mellifera subsp. scutellata)

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, fishing trail by Siphiso River crossing
Observed: 6th April 2015
Added: 25th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Species with which Cuckoo Bees, Digger Bees, Carpenter Bees, Honey Bees & Sweat Bees or Honeybees (Apidae) interacts