Honey Bee
Fact File
Taken near Kilspindie Golf course in Aberlady on 2nd September 2018 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.




 


 
Taken at Ardmore Point  on 9th May 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode
Fact File
Honey Bee.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Apis mellifera
Hymenoptera.
Apidae.
Site Of Nest:
Food:
Description:





         Queen:
         Worker:
         Drones:
Feature:
Cavities. Old Trees.
Pollen/Nectar
All three castes are broadly similar in appearance; the
body is covered in short hairs, and is divided into a head,
a thorax and anabdomen, the head features two large
eyes and a pair of antennae. The thorax bears two pairs
of wings above, and three pairs of legs below and there
is a slender 'waist' between the thorax and abdomen. 
18 - 20 mm long.
9 - 18 mm long.
9 - 18 mm long.
Amazing life cycle. See Wikipedia