Africanized honey bee, Apis mellifera scutellata (Hymenoptera: Apidae) - 1355004

Africanized honey bee
Apis mellifera scutellata Lepeletier

Descriptor: Control
Description: Northwest Fire District's Captain John Estes of Tucson, Arizona, uses a wide spray of water and chemical wetting agent as a means of subduing Africanized honey bees. Looking on is ARS entomologist Eric Erickson (retired), who taught this control method to fire departments throughout Arizona.
Image location: United States

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Name: Jack Dykinga
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Image Information last updated on Thursday, March 17, 2005