Bumblebee nest
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Bumblebee nest, EL_DP101
© Copyright Dan L. Perlman, 2005-2007

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Bumblebee nest. Bumblebees are eusocial insects, along with honeybees, ants, termites, and some wasps. In this image of an active nest in a museum, we can see the storage vessels in which honey (said to be sweeter than that of honeybees), pollen, and offspring are stored.


title Bumblebee_nest, EL_DP101
common name Bumblebee
scientific name Bombus
taxonomic group Apidae
date1 yyyymmdd 20040706
source Dan L. Perlman
Change over time Life cycles
Behavior Social; Nesting
Organisms Animals
Animals Insects

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