Taxon profile


Asiatic Honey Bee
Apis cerana Fabricius, 1793

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

Scientific synonyms

Apis cerena (Fabricius) (misspelling) m

Other names

= Eastern Honey Bee


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Vespa mandarinia Smith, 1852 - Asian Giant Hornet

parasite: Varroa jacobsoni Oudemans, 1904 - Parasitic Bee Mite, Varroa destructor (Anderson & Trueman, 2000) - Parasitic Bee Mite

Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subspecies Apis cerana cerana Fabricius, 1793
subspecies Apis cerana heimifeng Engel, 1999
subspecies Apis cerana indica Fabricius, 1798 - Indian Honey Bee

Apis cerana indica - Indian Honey Bee

subspecies Apis cerana japonica Radoszkowski, 1887 - Japanese Honey Bee
subspecies Apis cerana javana Enderlein, 1906
subspecies Apis cerana johni Skorikov, 1929
subspecies Apis cerana nuluensis Tingek, Koeniger & Koeniger, 1996
subspecies Apis cerana skorikovi Engel, 1999

Links and literature

EN Ruggiero M. (ed) (2008): World Bee Checklist [], ITIS [as Apis cerana Fabricius, 1793]
Data retrieved on: 10 April 2010

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