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Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) A Western Honey Bee on a mango flower. This species is one of our most common species of bee, apart form the Africanized Bees which make up most Bee population in Trinidad, or so I have been told by a few beekeepers. Animalia,Animals,Apis mellifera,Bees,Caribbean,Insecta,Insects,Trinidad and Tobago,Western Honey Bee,Western honey bee,pollinator Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)

A Western Honey Bee on a mango flower. This species is one of our most common species of bee, apart form the Africanized Bees which make up most Bee population in Trinidad, or so I have been told by a few beekeepers.

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  1. Amazing detail Wesley Posted 21 days ago
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The western honey bee or European honey bee is the most common of the 7–12 species of honey bee worldwide. The genus name ''Apis'' is Latin for "bee", and ''mellifera'' is the Latin for "honey-bearing", referring to the species' production of honey.

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Uploaded May 23, 2021. Captured Jan 11, 2021 15:06.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/5.6
  • 1/197s
  • ISO100
  • 155mm