• Bee - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee Bees are flying insects closely related to wasps and ants, known for their role in pollination and, in the case of the best-known bee species, the western honey bee, for producing honey.Bees are a monophyletic lineage within the superfamily Apoidea.They are presently considered a clade, called Anthophila.There are over 16,000 known species of bees in seven recognized biological families.
  • Bee Information for Kids: Bumblebee & Honey Bee Facts

    pestworldforkids.org/pest-guide/bees Bees live in colonies that contain the queen bee, the worker bee and the drone. The worker bee and the queen bee are both female, but only the queen bee can reproduce. All drones are male. Worker bees clean the hive, collecting pollen and nectar to feed the colony and they take care of the offspring. The drone’s only job is to mate with the ...
  • How to Get Rid of Bees: Removal Facts & Identification

    www.orkin.com/stinging-pests/bees Bees possess an organ that converts nectar into honey, which is collected, depending on the species, inside the hive or bee colony. Bee Swarms. The most well-documented and encountered bee swarms are those of honey bees. Typically, honey bee swarms are not a major threat, unless when dealing with Africanized honey bees.
  • How to identify different types of bees | MNN - Mother ...

    www.mnn.com/your-home/.../how-identify-different-types-bees Like the carpenter bees, a mason bee will lay female eggs in the back of the nest first and then the male eggs. After that she will gather nectar and use enzymes to create a food source for the ...
  • bee | Definition, Types, & Facts | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/animal/bee Bees are closely related to certain types of wasps, the principal biological difference between them being that bees (except for parasitic bees) provide their young with a mixture of pollen and honey, whereas wasps feed their young animal food or provision their nests with insects or spiders. Associated with this difference in food preference are certain structural differences, the most ...
  • Bees: pictures, information, classification and more

    www.everythingabout.net/articles/biology/animals/arthropods/insects/bees Bees range in size from tiny species only 2 mm (0.08 in) in length to rather large insects up to 4 cm (1.6 in) long. Many bees are black or gray, but others are bright yellow, red, or metallic green or blue. Social Structure and Nesting Habits Bees have diverse nesting and social habits.
  • About bees - Bumblebee Conservation Trust

    www.bumblebeeconservation.org/about-bees About bumblebees. There are currently 24 species of bumblebee resident in Britain. Another, the Short-haired bumblebee (Bombus subterraneus), is being reintroduced after going extinct in 1988.Britain also has two extinct bumblebee species: Cullum’s bumblebee (Bombus cullumanus) last recorded on the Berkshire Downs in 1941, and the Apple bumblebee (Bombus pomorum), a short-lived establishment ...
  • Types of Bees & Wasps in Massachusetts - Mass Audubon

    www.massaudubon.org/learn/.../types-of-bees-wasps-in-massachusetts Imported from Europe for their honey, beeswax, and pollination abilities, these familiar bees are black and gold. Much of our honeybee population lives in beekeepers' hives, and the rest build nests in tree cavities and in the eaves and walls of buildings.
  • How to Get Rid of Bees: 15 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

    www.wikihow.com/Get-Rid-of-Bees How to Get Rid of Bees. Dealing with a single bee is a rather easy task, but removing a whole colony can be a very complicated and potentially dangerous process. For this reason, you should arrange for a professional to deal with the...
  • 10 facts about Honey bees! | National Geographic Kids

    www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/animals/insects/honey-bees Calling all budding – or should we say buzz-ing – young naturalists!Join National Geographic Kids as we get the lowdown on one of our planet’s most fascinating insects in our ten facts about Honey bees!. Facts about honey bees. 1. Honey bees are super-important pollinators for flowers, fruits and vegetables.