Africanized honey bee, Apis mellifera scutellata (Hymenoptera: Apidae) - 1322051

Africanized honey bee
Apis mellifera scutellata Lepeletier

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Description: ARS chemist Raul Rivera (left), technician Jesus Maldonado (center), and entomologist William Wilson use smoke and a specially modified hand held vacuum to collect Africanized honey bees to study the impact of parasitic mites on them.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Scott Bauer
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 05, 2003
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