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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Pollen carrier

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By: ShobieShobie’s reputation in Invertebrates
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
Location: Nyoni Rocks west
Observed: 1st August 2007
Added: 1st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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
Comments:0
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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
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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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
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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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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Bee being crabbed and jackalled

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 2nd November 2016
Added: 3rd November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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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: slopes above Noordhoek Manor w of Silvermine track
Observed: 21st September 2016
Added: 25th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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common honey bee

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Location: 13, Basjan, Stillbay-West
Observed: 18th September 2016
Added: 24th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Bees

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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: Harrington Road extension Fish Hoek
Observed: 21st September 2016
Added: 21st October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:3
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Honey Bee

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Location: Pretoria 1
Observed: 24th April 2016
Added: 15th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Honey Bee

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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 2nd October 2016
Added: 7th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Tiny fluffy bee

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By: Dewidine
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGroen SebenzaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Hantam Botanical Garden
Observed: 17th August 2016
Added: 6th October 2016
Likely ID: Apis
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Beeing recycled

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 29th September 2016
Added: 1st October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Bee

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Location: Mt Shannon Forestry Estate
Observed: 9th November 2012
Added: 29th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Heavily-grazed, frequently-burned grassland. Topographic position: midslope / ridge.

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A Honey Bee

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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 17th September 2016
Added: 28th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

24 September 2016

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Honeycup (Codon royenii) With Honey Bee (Apis mellifera scutellata)

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Location: Akkedis Pass, Namakwa
Observed: 7th September 2016
Added: 24th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

How far does this Bee have to fly home to a safe nest?

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Mellifluous bee

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Gamkaberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 14th September 2016
Added: 17th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

A bee visiting Carpobrotus mellei.

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Bee

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By: Andrewm
Friends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Montagu
Observed: 3rd September 2016
Added: 16th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Taken!

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By: IdleLayabout
Botanical Society of South AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Strand
Observed: 13th September 2009
Added: 11th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Cape honey bee visiting Wildekopieva

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Honey bee

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By: Lynette RudmanLynette Rudman’s reputation in InvertebratesLynette Rudman’s reputation in Invertebrates
Observed: 12th August 2016
Added: 10th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

A honey bee at a pink vygie.

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Honey comb

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By: Lynette RudmanLynette Rudman’s reputation in InvertebratesLynette Rudman’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: On a gravel road to Vosberg, Northern Cape.
Observed: 13th August 2016
Added: 10th September 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Found these honeycombs with a few bees on, on a gravel road leading to Vosberg in the Northern Cape. Did not get a close up photo of the bees unfortunately.

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Honey bee

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Location: Helderberg Nature Reserve: Watsonia trail
Observed: 4th September 2016
Added: 4th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Honey Bee on Cape Snow

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Ceclia plantation, TMNP
Observed: 28th August 2016
Added: 3rd September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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African honeybee

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By: NikolaNikola’s reputation in InvertebratesNikola’s reputation in InvertebratesNikola’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Hans se kop mountain
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 28th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Apidae

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By: rjpretor
Entomological Society of AmericaEntomological Society of Southern AfricaLepidopterists' Society of Africa
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Location: Bloemfontein
Observed: 20th August 2016
Added: 22nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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