Different Types of Bees - What Are 4 Different Types of Bees


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Different Types of Bees - What Are 4 Different Types of Bees

  1. 1. Beekeeping & Different Types of Bees - What Are 4 Different Types of Bees? http://www.guidetobeekeeping.infoAre you looking for information about different types of bees? In fact, other peoplehave made search queries in Google for a similar topic. Thus you are the only one.Effectively, there is more than one type of bees. Thus, it can be understood that,different types of bees will present contrasting characteristics. In this article, I hope togive you an overview of 4 types of honeybees. These species are: the: apis florae, theapis dorsata, the apis cerana and the apis mellifera.The apis florae is within these 4 Different types of beesThe apis florae is a type of honey bees that is not readily domesticated. In fact, thisspecie of bees does not accept to be disturbed a lot, in contrast with domesticatedhoney bees. Bees from the apis florae species have chances to leave the hive due todisturbances. To use a proper term, it can be said that apis florae bees abscond orabandon their beehive in response to disturbances. Bees of this species are not theonly ones that may display an absconding behavior. It could be remarked of the hives ofthe apis florae that they are single combs hives.Among the different types of bees is the apis dorsataThe apis dorsata is also another type of bees that is not readily domesticated. Like theapis florae, the apis dorsata do not tolerate a high level of disturbance. Anothersimilarity between the apis florae and the apis dorsata is found in the way they bothcreate their hives. In fact, with the apis dorsata, once more, we have the single combhive. The apis dorsata hives can be found suspended from trees like those of theprecedent bee specie. These hives could be 5 meters above the ground and serve as aform of protection against honey loving predators of a bigger size. The apis dorsata canbe found in dense forests. Moreover, the rock bees, another appellation of the apisdorsata, are larger than other bees.The apis ceranaThis third type of bees is also called oriental honey bees. The oriental bees areparticularly active in pollination. Additionally, the area covered by the apis cerana isactually bigger than that covered by the apis dorsata and the apis florae. The orientalbee can be located in tropical regions among others. The apis cerana may alsoabscond. This being this specie of bees can be raised and kept by human beings.Where do bees from the apis cerana live? Actually, these bees dwell in cavities. Thisbeing, concerning the size of bees from this species it is not really possible to give only
  2. 2. one, because their size varies. Why would their size vary? In reality, the size of thesebees is influenced by the fact that the oriental bees are found in more than one placethat have very different climates.The last one in this List: The apis melliferaThe apis mellifera or European honey bee lives in cavities like the oriental bee. Despiteits name, the European honey bees are not only found in parts of western Europe butalso in te United states. Furthermore, the apis mellifera can also be located in Asia. Likethe apis cerana, the hives constructed by the apis mellifera are parallel combs. With thisspecies of bees, the division of labor is consistent. Moreover, the social hierarchy is wellmaintained.