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Honey Bee
Apis mellifera Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Hymenoptera - bees, ants and wasps »  family Apidae - bees

Scientific synonyms

Apis mellifera banatica
Apis mellifica Linnaeus, 1761

Other names

= Western Honey Bee

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Xysticus luctuosus (Blackwall, 1836), Molobratia teutonus (Linnaeus, 1767), Vespa orientalis Linnaeus, 1771 - Oriental Hornet, Vespa mandarinia Smith, 1852 - Asian Giant Hornet, Vespa crabro Linnaeus, 1758 - Old World Hornet, ...

parasite: Braula coeca Nitzsch, 1818, Varroa destructor (Anderson & Trueman, 2000) - Parasitic Bee Mite, Nosema ceranae, Paenibacillus larvae (White, 1906)

mimic: Eristalis tenax (Linnaeus, 1758) - Drone Fly

Related glossary terms

LD50

Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 35

subspecies Apis mellifera acervorum Skorikov, 1929
subspecies Apis mellifera adamii Ruttner, 1977
subspecies Apis mellifera adansoni Latreille, 1804
subspecies Apis mellifera anatolica Maa, 1953
subspecies Apis mellifera armeniaca Skorikov, 1929
subspecies Apis mellifera artemisia Engel, 1999
subspecies Apis mellifera capensis Eschscholtz, 1822
subspecies Apis mellifera carnica Pollmann, 1879 - Carniolan Honey Bee

Apis mellifera carnica - Carniolan Honey Bee

subspecies Apis mellifera caucasica Pollmann, 1889
subspecies Apis mellifera cecropia Kiesenwetter, 1860
subspecies Apis mellifera cypria Pollmann, 1879
subspecies Apis mellifera iberica Goetze, 1964
subspecies Apis mellifera intermissa von Buttel-Reepen, 1906
subspecies Apis mellifera jemenitica Ruttner, 1976
subspecies Apis mellifera lamarckii Cockerell, 1906 - Lamarck's Honey Bee
subspecies Apis mellifera ligustica Spinola, 1806 - Italian Bee

Apis mellifera ligustica - Italian Bee

subspecies Apis mellifera lihzeni Buttel-Reepens, 1906
subspecies Apis mellifera litorea Smith, 1961
subspecies Apis mellifera macedonica Ruttner, 1988
subspecies Apis mellifera major Ruttner, 1978
subspecies Apis mellifera meda Skorikov, 1829
subspecies Apis mellifera mellifera Linnaeus, 1758 - German Honey Bee

Apis mellifera mellifera - German Honey Bee

subspecies Apis mellifera monticola Smith, 1961
subspecies Apis mellifera nubica Ruttner, 1976 - Nubian Honey Bee
subspecies Apis mellifera pomonella Sheppard & Meixner, 2003
subspecies Apis mellifera remipes Gerstäcker, 1862
subspecies Apis mellifera ruttneri Sheppard, Arias, Grech & Meixner, 1997
subspecies Apis mellifera sahariensis Baldensperger, 1932
subspecies Apis mellifera scutellata Lepeletier, 1836 - African Honey Bee
subspecies Apis mellifera sicula Montagano, 1911
subspecies Apis mellifera silvarum Alpatov, 1935
subspecies Apis mellifera sossimai Engel, 1999 - Ukrainian Honey Bee
subspecies Apis mellifera syriaca Skorikov, 1829 - Syrian Honey Bee

Apis mellifera syriaca - Syrian Honey Bee

subspecies Apis mellifera taurica Alpatov, 1935 - Crimean Honey Bee
subspecies Apis mellifera unicolor Latreille, 1804

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [231852]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Apis mellifera Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [http://www.ozanimals.com/] [as Apis mellifera]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013
EN Ruggiero M. (ed) (2008): World Bee Checklist [http://www.itis.gov/beechecklist.html], ITIS [as Apis mellifera Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 10 April 2010

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