Apis florea | Dwarf Honey Bee


Apis florea | Dwarf Honey Bee:

Black Dwarf Honey Bee

Apis florea | Dwarf Honey Bee
Dwarf Honey Bee

Scientific Name: "Apis andreniformis"

Length : Up to 0.11 inch

Commonly Found: Southeast Asia

It is rare species of honey bee whose native habitat is in tropical and subtropical regions . The queen of the black dwarf honey bee is not genetically determined . Meaning any young female larva can become either a worker or have a chance to be a queen . In order to do so , royal jelly must be placed on the female larva. In unforeseen cases of a loss of a queen, royal jelly can be applied to any female worker to create a new emergency queen.

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