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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German wasp attacking Cape Honey bee - Impact

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By: Fynbosphil
Botanical Society of South AfricaEarly Detection Rapid Response Unit SANBIFriends of Kenilworth Race CourseFriends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Newlands
Observed: 11th March 2017
Added: 12th March 2017
Identifications:1
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Hunnybee

Hunnybee
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: Spioenkop 3205_2545
Observed: 22nd February 2017
Added: 6th March 2017
Identifications:1
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Bee

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Location: iMpendle Nature Reserve
Observed: 18th January 2017
Added: 31st January 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

Protea bush was on a plateau of grassland burned < 12 months prior to this observation, with rocky outcrops in close vicinity.

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A new hive?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 14th January 2017
Added: 15th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

I an old tree stump

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Bee

Bee
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: Biedouw Valley
Observed: 11th September 2016
Added: 14th January 2017
Identifications:4
Agreements:1
Comments:7
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Bee carried by the Robber Fly

Bee carried by the Robber Fly
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 3rd December 2016
Added: 10th January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Bee

Bee
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: Ezelbank Pass summit - track se of pass
Observed: 10th September 2016
Added: 9th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Apis mellifera subsp. capensis on Albuca maxima

 Apis mellifera subsp. capensis on Albuca maxima
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Springbok
Observed: 5th October 2016
Added: 8th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Busy Bee

African honey bee
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Location: iThala
Observed: 28th November 2016
Added: 7th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Cape Hunnybee

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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: Baywest Mall Offset
Observed: 27th July 2016
Added: 7th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Apis mellifera subsp. capensis on Aspalathus hispida subsp. albiflora

Apis mellifera subsp. capensis on Aspalathus hispida subsp. albiflora
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Belvedere Plantation
Observed: 18th December 2016
Added: 6th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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African honey bee, Heuningby

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia (Lekkerwater)
Observed: 20th December 2016
Added: 6th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Recovering after a short swim in a puddle.

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Bee

Bee
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: Baywest Mall Offset
Observed: 27th July 2016
Added: 5th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Fly powered

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Marion Ave, Scottburgh South
Observed: 3rd January 2017
Added: 3rd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Hunnybee

Hunnybee
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: Bracken Nature Reserve
Observed: 6th December 2016
Added: 1st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Cape Honeybees

Cape Honeybees
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: Bracken Nature Reserve
Observed: 6th December 2016
Added: 1st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Getting water at tap

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Sweet recycling

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 19th December 2016
Added: 20th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Honey smacks for breakfast

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Golfclub forest patch
Observed: 11th August 2016
Added: 16th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Sweet tooth

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By: Kyle Mills
Scouts South AfricaSenior Scout Adventure
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Location: Durban Botanical Gardens
Observed: 3rd July 2016
Added: 15th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Apis mellifera subsp. capensis on Carpobrotus edulis subsp. edulis

 Apis mellifera subsp. capensis on Carpobrotus edulis subsp. edulis
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Uitzigt 216 Portion 39
Observed: 11th December 2016
Added: 13th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Pollen carrier

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Location: Ermelo
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Bee collecting pollen on Portucala.

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Bee on Aloe thraski

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By: Roddy Ward
Botanical Society of South AfricaWildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa
Location: Nyoni Rocks west
Observed: 1st August 2007
Added: 1st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Bee caught by Pinky

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 26th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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bee

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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: Wakkerstroom quarry on SE end of town
Observed: 20th November 2016
Added: 24th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Lucky flier

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 21st November 2016
Added: 22nd November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Bee caught by a crabspider, being scavenged by flies at the same time

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 14th November 2016
Added: 16th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Bee caught by crab spider w/jackal flies

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Location: Korsman Bird Sanctuary, Benoni 1501
Observed: 15th March 2016
Added: 14th November 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

Most probably a bee but difficult to tell under the jackal flies. Posted as part of the observation chain.

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Bee products

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Minerva Ave Park, Scottburgh
Observed: 8th September 2016
Added: 12th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Giving a bit back

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 6th October 2016
Added: 10th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Exhausted bee trapped behind a window perks up in no time with a drop of honey

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Honey Bee

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Location: The Crags, Near Plettenberg Bay, Southern Cape
Observed: 25th October 2016
Added: 8th November 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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