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Honey Bee

Apis Mellifera


A female honey bee from an approximately three year old nest in my oak tree sucks nectar from white pentas. Honey bees are unable to see the color red from the visible light spectrum but they do see ultra violet light which makes the white color of the flowers stand out.

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Florida, USA

Lat: 28.02, Long: -82.44

Spotted on Feb 24, 2012
Submitted on Feb 24, 2012

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