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Bee Biology - Anatomy & Honey Bee Development

Bee Biology - Anatomy & Honey Bee Development

Anatomy 3 body segments Head Thorax Abdomen 2 pairs of wings = 4 wings total3 pairs of legs = 6 legs total The Three Types of Honey Bees Queen Gender: Female, “Mom bee” Number: Only 1 per hive - if there were ever two in the same hive, they would fight to the death! Appearance: Largest bee in the hive - very long abdomen, as it contains approximately 1 million eggs which she will lay in her lifetime. Also has very short wings, because she only leaves the hive once in her life. Job: Her job is to lay eggs; she...

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