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Honey bee

Apis mellifera


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.


Spotted at Central Park area, New York


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

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