Image Number: 5430605

very agressive colony located in a tree of Anacardium occidentale. As the colony is naked, the yield is very low as they are disturbed by many pests.
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Tossota, District of Djidja, Republic of Benin, Benin


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Apoidea
Family: Apidae
Subfamily: Apinae
Tribe: Apini
Genus: Apis
Subject: Apis mellifera adansoni Latreille, 1804
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Image uploaded:
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Image last updated:
Wednesday, June 1, 2011