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Honey bee (Apis mellifera) - A bee on the newly-built wax cells. We can see the different sizes of the cells for the males and for the others bees. The males' cells are a third bigger. Their width is 8.75mm and their depth 16-17mm as opposed to 6mm and 12mm for the worker bees' cells.

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Image size: 4608x3456 pixels (15.4"x11.5" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2015-12-18

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Natural resources use / Agriculture / Agricultural activity / Animal breeding / Beekeeping

Enumeration / Group / Multitude / Colony

Enumeration / Alone

Matter (substance) / Matter (zoology)


Behavior / Animal construction / Alveole (Honeycomb)

Shot / Overview

Animal / Wild animal / Invertebrate / Insect / Hymenoptere / Bee / Honey bee (Apis mellifera)

Organism / Morphology / General morphology / Sexual dimorphism

Shot / Top view

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (zoology) / Worker (zoology)

Individual / Male / Drone (Bee)

Enumeration / Nobody

Natural resources use / Agricultural product / Hive product / Natural wax

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Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Hymenoptera / Aculeata / Apoidea / Apidae / Apis

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