Honey Bee | NatureSpot - Honey b natural and hairy
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B. EE. APIS MELLIFERA Members of the genus Bombus, bumblebees are are our most familar bees HABITS Kept in hives, but colonies also live in natural hollows. larvae, and they build honeycombs of wax to store food and provide brood cells. Have no pollen basket, but the hind legs are densely hairy to trap pollen. Honey Bee - Apis mellifera Body thick, marked with yellow and brown, the eyes are hairy. Native wild honeybees are no longer believed to live in the UK.