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African bee

Apis mellifera scutellata

Description:

The African honey bee (Apis mellifera scutellata) is a subspecies of the Western honey bee. It is native to central and southern Africa, though at the southern extreme it is replaced by the Cape honey bee, Apis mellifera capensis.



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2 Comments

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

A lot of color in this picture!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Good picture, good information. Thanks

NeilHarris
Spotted by
NeilHarris

Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa

Lat: -26.16, Long: 27.92

Spotted on Mar 22, 2011
Submitted on Mar 22, 2011

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