Observations in the Genus: Apis

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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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
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Bee on echiostachys - Somerset West

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By: carina l
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: SW PARK
Observed: 30th September 2013
Added: 17th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:3
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Bee on Protea nerriifolia

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By: outrampsmarge
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersOutramps
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Location: Robberg Corridor East
Observed: 8th May 2015
Added: 16th May 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Hairy insect. Head has compound eyes and antennae. Thorax has two pair of wings and three pairs of legs. Abdomen, hairless with stinger.

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Pollinator

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Tokai Park
Observed: 25th April 2015
Added: 12th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Honeybee on Water Witels

Honeybee on Water Witels
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: Groot Winterhoek trail Driebosfontein to Paardevlei
Observed: 31st December 2014
Added: 7th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Sugarbush Honey

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 27th April 2015
Added: 29th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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And the bees moved in

And the bees moved in
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: Dreyersdal Road Bergvliet
Observed: 11th November 2014
Added: 26th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Not a sweet ending

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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: Dreyersdal Bergvliet
Observed: 11th November 2014
Added: 24th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Honeybees (Graaff Reniet)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Camdeboo EEC
Observed: 21st April 2015
Added: 22nd April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Cape Honeybee

Cape 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: Joostenbergkloof
Observed: 14th April 2015
Added: 22nd April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Honeybee on Mirrorface

Honeybee on Mirrorface
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: Block A17 Tokai unburned
Observed: 9th September 2014
Added: 21st April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Honeybee on Cluster Spiderhead

Honeybee on Cluster Spiderhead
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: Block A17 Tokai burned
Observed: 9th September 2014
Added: 21st April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Honeybee on Cluster Spiderhead

Honeybee on Cluster Spiderhead
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: Block A17 Tokai burned
Observed: 9th September 2014
Added: 20th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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: Block A8a Tokai
Observed: 3rd September 2014
Added: 6th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Apis mellifera (Honey Bee) on Zygophyllum morgsana

 Apis mellifera (Honey Bee) on Zygophyllum morgsana
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Goukamma Nature Reserve
Observed: 11th March 2015
Added: 4th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Heli honeybee

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 4th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Honeybee on Red Coffeebush

Honeybee on Red Coffeebush
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 summit ridge walk
Observed: 7th March 2015
Added: 24th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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irresistible

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Scottburgh Golf Club
Observed: 3rd March 2015
Added: 15th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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busy bee

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By: mary hunter
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: The Island Sedgefield
Observed: 8th March 2015
Added: 11th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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African Honeybee (Apis mellifera subsp. scutellata)

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Observed: 8th November 2014
Added: 8th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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African Honeybee (Apis mellifera subsp. scutellata)

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, road from EEC towards Mbuluzi Gorge
Observed: 20th April 2014
Added: 8th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Apis mellifera subsp. capensis

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By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Brenton-on-Sea
Observed: 21st March 2014
Added: 21st February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Apis mellifera subsp. scutellata (African Honeybee) on Ornithogalum saundersiae

Apis mellifera subsp. scutellata (African Honeybee) on Ornithogalum saundersiae
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Frere Road
Observed: 8th February 2015
Added: 20th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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The Bee by the Crab on the Poker

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By: Lee Jones
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Good Hope Garden Nursery
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 17th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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Three goggas

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Sedgefield
Observed: 12th February 2015
Added: 16th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Honey Bee and the Buffalo Thorn - Heuningby en die Blinkblaar-wag-'n-bietjie

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Location: Oniksstraat, Bloemfontein
Observed: 7th February 2015
Added: 11th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Honey bee being attacked by unknown insects

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Location: Muizenberg
Observed: 7th February 2015
Added: 8th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

I noticed a honey bee on the ground that seemed to be in distress. Looking closely I saw about 10 of these little insects attacking it. Almost swarming over it. The Bee seemed unable and not even trying to fly away. It was seen under a flowering gum where the bees were collecting pollen. Video available.

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Who Dunnit and Gate Crashers

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 5th February 2015
Added: 5th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:6
Description:

Bee, the victim. Two spiders, crab and possible jumping spider seem to be feeding off it. Small flies joining in.the feast. Who was the killer?

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bee

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By: mary hunter
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: the island, sedgefield, south africa
Observed: 28th April 2004
Added: 31st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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bee

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By: Kristine
Glenwood House School
Location: Glenwood House wetlands
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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