Honey Bee Species?

Honey Bee Species?

Observation - Honey Bee Species?. Description: Noticed several bees in this location that appear to have unusually dark abdomens and noticeably fewer or less distinct stripes. Is this a European Dark Bee? Or another species? Or simply normal variation?

Noticed several bees in this location that appear to have unusually dark abdomens and noticeably fewer or less distinct stripes. Is this a European Dark Bee? Or another species? Or simply normal variation?