Kōrero: Wasps and bees

Wild honeybees inside a hive (2 o 3)

Wild honeybees inside a hive

Wild honeybees are the same species (Apis mellifera) as domestic ones, but have built hives in the wild. This group of worker bees is tending the honeycomb.

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Photograph by John Marris, Lincoln University

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John Early, 'Wasps and bees - Introduced bees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11160/wild-honeybees-inside-a-hive (accessed 21 August 2019)

Story by John Early, published 24 Sep 2007