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Honey bee

Apis mellifera

Description:

Yellow striped honey bee with nectar balls hanging off their legs, the balls are transported back to the hive for food, the weights of the same can be up to a 30% of a bee's weight.

Habitat:

Spotted at Central Park area, New York

Notes:

Honey bees are not native to the Americas, arriving with colonists in North America in the 18th century. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Hymenoptera Family: Apidae Clade: Corbiculata Tribe: Apini Latreille, 1802 Genus: Apis

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JordiPrats
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JordiPrats

Spotted on May 17, 2020
Submitted on May 22, 2020

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