Africanized honey bee, Apis mellifera scutellata (Hymenoptera: Apidae) - 1355022

Africanized honey bee
Apis mellifera scutellata Lepeletier

Descriptor: Research
Description: Entomologist David Gilley is part of the team investigating the usurpation of European honey bee colonies by swarms of Africanized honey bees. Because queenless colonies are particularly susceptible to usurpation, the team maintains a group of queenless colonies to lure usurpation swarms into their apiary to be studied. Gilley is shown here requeening one of these "bait colonies."
Image location: United States

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

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Image Number: 1355022

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 16, 2005
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