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The bees: what is the name for this order?


Where are these bees found?



What kind of mouthparts do these bees have?


ANTHOPHILA


In every habitat that contains insect pollinated flowering plants

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The bees pollinate ? of crops and? Of wildflowering and plants

1/3



90%

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Apis mellifera


What type of bee is found here?

What honeybee products does it produce?

European honeybee


Honey beeswax and pollen

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How was the Queen produced in the European honey bee colony?

Through a cast system the queen produces egg the worker collect the pollen and nectar and then there are drones

5

Which type of bees communicate through dancing


What exactly are they communicating

The honeybees


They communicate food source

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Which B is a cross between the European Honeybee and the African honeybee?

The Africanized honeybees

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What has bars on it which doesn't allow it to easily be retracted

The honeybee stinger

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Epinephrine

Our bee stings

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The bumblebees are what type of species?

Bombus

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The bumblebees have a single? Colonies,? General list, a long forging range and? Have Pollen and basket



And what type of elevation is it found?

Queen,



floral and



female


Higher elevation

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Grab onto flower and a move their muscles rapidly releasing the pollens is called what?



This is the bumblebees

Buzz pollination

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Make a hole near the base of the flower to access the nectar while avoiding pollen and transfer is called what?

This is the bumblebees

Nectar robbing

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Stingless bees? Species in tribe
Meliponini


are they actually sting less?


This is the bumblebees

500


They have stingers but are reduced

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Their cast system determination mechanism differs from that of honeybees how?



This is the bumblebees

They feed on more pollen to make reproductive Queens

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Solitary bees are solitary or social?

They are solitary

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Solitary bees what are the benefits of being social


1. ? Of huge nest sites

2. The widespread foraging for?

3. The constant vigilance against? Or?

Construction, food, predation, parasitism

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What are the cost of being social?

1 ? To the spread of contagious pathogen's

2nest sites can be explored by? Who steal food and attack brood young

3 individuals compete for for space and?

Vulnerable, parasites, resources

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The leaf cutter bees use? Nest and cavities

Abandoned

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Family Halictidae

What kind of bees are they?

What is their diet like what is their nesting like

Sweet bees

They're attracted to salt content (sweet)

Mostly ground mass provisioning major Polin feeders and pollinators

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What are the differences between bees and wasps?

The bees adults are attracted to nectar and the larvae we are attracted to pollen they are chunky round and have hairy bodies


Wasp the adults like nectar as well but their larvate are interested in pray there are usually thinner cylindrical body hairless and smooth legs

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Family vespidae

What kind of bees I found here?

Wasp you social, and a lot of them are non-social ones

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The paper wasp (polistes)

What kind of nesting do they have


What type of face features do they have?


what kind of diet do they have?

They have an aerial nest it hangs on the ceiling or underneath part of the roof they have a different pattern in shape on their face


Their diet is to collect Catapillar's to feed developing young they will kill other wasps they don't know

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What kind of bees are these?


What kind of legs do they have compare to paper wasp?

Yellow jackets they have shorter legs when compared to paper wasps

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How can you tell the difference between wasps and yellow jackets

The Yellowjackets a shorter legs

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What type of nesting do the yellow jackets have?

They never have Ariel they will build an underground nest in soil and abandon louses

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Why are some yellow jackets excessive invasive species?

Because they are a opportunistic scavengers

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Vespa

What kind of bees are found here?


What is there nesting like?


In comparison to the Yellowjackets how are they?

They are hornets


They have an aerial nest on a branch on a roof they never go into the ground

They are very aggressive when compared to yellow jackets they can kill 40 honeybees in one minute

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Vespa:
What do they eat for energy

The hornets eat the younge of honeybees for energy