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  1. 1. Hymenoptera By: Tori
  2. 2. Animal belonging to Hymenoptera <ul><li>Western honey bee! </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  3. 3. Honey bee! <ul><li>Kingdom: Animalia </li></ul><ul><li>Phylum: Arthropoda </li></ul><ul><li>Class: Insecta </li></ul><ul><li>Order: Hymenoptera </li></ul><ul><li>Family: Apidae </li></ul><ul><li>Genus: Apis </li></ul><ul><li>Species: mellifera </li></ul><ul><li>The binomial name of the honey bee is Apis mellifera. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Distribution <ul><li>Western honey bees are native to Europe, Asia, and Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  However, the Western Honey Bee, Apis mellifera, has been introduced all around the world because of its ability to produce honey and assist with pollination. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. Life cycle of a Honey Bee <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. Interesting facts <ul><ul><li>Honey bees cannot survive alone, but they do as a colony - all bees have specific roles to perform (queen, drones, and worker females) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There are only 7 recognized species of honey bees (Tribe - Apini), which is a small fraction of the of the approximately 20,000 known species of bees. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Honey bees are often fed, maintained, and transported by beekeepers who will harvest their honey. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bibliography <ul><ul><li>&quot;Definition of TheBinomial Naming System.&quot; The Amateur Entomologists' Society. Web. 23 Sept. 2011. <http://www.amentsoc.org/insects/glossary/terms/binomial-naming-system>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Honey Bee.&quot; FCPS Home Page Redirect Page . Web. 23 Sept. 2011. <http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/honey_bee.htm>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Honey Bee.&quot; Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . 2 Sept. 2011. Web. 23 Sept. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honey_bee>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Life Cycle of Bees.&quot; Http://library.thinkquest.org . Web. 24 Sept. 2011. <http://library.thinkquest.org/5382/lifecycle.html>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  &quot;Honey Bees.&quot; Web. 24 Sept. 2011. <http://brsr.org/wp-content/gallery/bee-id---honey-bee/honeybee.jpg>. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Western Honey Bee.&quot; Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . 10 Sept. 2011. Web. 25 Sept. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apis_mellifera>. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Thank you for listening to my presentation!