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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Cape Honeybee (G.Route Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Garden Route Dam
Observed: 8th May 2016
Added: 22nd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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UCT bees

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By: Sishozonke
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Uct Upper Campus
Observed: 22nd May 2016
Added: 22nd May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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: 15th May 2016
Added: 16th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Bee visiting bergmelkbos - Lourensford

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By: carina l
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Lourensford, granite close to river, site 2
Observed: 5th May 2016
Added: 9th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Full panniers

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Fancourt Links
Observed: 5th May 2016
Added: 7th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Jumping the gun

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Zevenwacht Wine Estate
Observed: 17th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
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Honey bee warming up in the morning sun

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Location: Welgemoed, Bellville
Observed: 24th April 2016
Added: 24th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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I found this lone honey bee warming up in a sunny spot on the garden wall early this morning. Not particularly wet. Flew off a few minutes later.

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Beei-ing Eaten

Apis mellifera subsp. scutellata
By: Gigi
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Location: Unnamed Road, Stormberg District
Observed: 20th March 2016
Added: 9th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
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Bee caught and been eaten by skink

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Bee

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Morgans Bay Cliff Trail
Observed: 7th March 2016
Added: 9th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Milkshake-lover

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By: jimmymac2
Member of RSPB Wildlife Explorers
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Location: 2, Cussonia Ave
Observed: 26th March 2016
Added: 7th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

One of the things I like most about South Africa are the strawberry milkshakes. One of the things I like least are the bees that also like strawberry milkshakes.

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Erasmuskloof - Cape Honey Bee

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By: jimmymac2
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Location: Erasmuskloof, Pretoria
Observed: 25th March 2016
Added: 7th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:3
Description:

There were many of these buzzing around this attractive-for-bees shrub.

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Lily bee

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Location: 129, Park St Greyton
Observed: 21st February 2016
Added: 21st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Insect being eaten by Assassinbug

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 13th February 2016
Added: 20th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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African Honeybee (Apis mellifera subsp. scutellata)

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, Siphiso campsite eastern shelter
Observed: 28th December 2015
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Cape Honeybee (Apis mellifera subsp. capensis)

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Location: Jack Muller Park
Observed: 22nd November 2015
Added: 6th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Honey Bee. About ca. 1cm in length, black legs and eyes, hairy on head, thorax and base of abdomen, pale. Reddish brown banded abdomen.

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Cape honey bee, Apis mellifera capensis

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By: Herman BertelerHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in InvertebratesHerman Berteler’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 22nd November 2015
Added: 6th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Honey Bee. About ca. 1cm in length, black legs and eyes, hairy on head, thorax and base of abdomen, pale. Reddish brown banded abdomen. On flower of onion.

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Cape Honeybee (Apis mellifera subsp. capensis)

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Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 18th November 2015
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:4
Agreements:2
Comments:12
Description:

About ca. 1cm in length, black legs and eyes, hairy on head, thorax and base of abdomen. Reddish brown banded abdomen.

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Cape Honeybee (Apis mellifera subsp. capensis)

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Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 18th November 2015
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Honey Bee. About ca. 1cm in length, black legs and eyes, hairy on head, thorax and base of abdomen. Reddish brown banded abdomen. In flower of melon.

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Cape Honeybee (Apis mellifera subsp. capensis)

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Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 18th November 2015
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Honey Bee. About ca. 1cm in length, black legs and eyes, hairy on head, thorax and base of abdomen. Reddish brown banded abdomen.

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Cape Honeybee (Apis mellifera subsp. capensis)

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Location: Reynolds Street
Observed: 18th November 2015
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:3
Description:

About ca. 1cm in length, black legs and eyes, hairy on head, thorax and base of abdomen. Reddish brown banded abdomen.

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Sweet reward?

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 23rd January 2016
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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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
Observed: 19th December 2015
Added: 23rd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Honeybee on Gazania

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By: lyle.ground
EThekwini Municipality Biodiversity, Climate & Gre
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Location: My Garden
Observed: 14th August 2015
Added: 12th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Macbee

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Bonniedale south
Observed: 2nd December 2015
Added: 7th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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And some like their pollen yellow

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Unnamed Road, South Cape DC
Observed: 6th January 2016
Added: 7th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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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: Dreyersdal Road Bergvliet
Observed: 29th December 2015
Added: 4th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Looks like someone once had a go with a chainsaw

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Golfclub forest patch
Observed: 1st December 2015
Added: 28th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Busy hive fairly low in huge fig

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Bee on hairy pea

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By: sallyslak
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Location: River (pump)
Observed: 25th December 2015
Added: 27th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Apis mellifera subsp. capensis on Athanasia trifurcata

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By: Nicky vB
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Location: Paardekop Farm
Observed: 25th October 2015
Added: 22nd December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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A Hive of Activity

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Tokai Park
Observed: 8th December 2015
Added: 15th December 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

In the giant dead tree near the dog pool.

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