Apidae

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Noun1.Apidae - honeybeesApidae - honeybees; carpenter bees; bumblebees
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Apis, genus Apis - type genus of the Apidae: honeybees
genus Xylocopa, Xylocopa - carpenter bees
Bombus, genus Bombus - bumblebees
genus Psithyrus, Psithyrus - a large bee that resembles the bumblebee but lacks pollen-collecting apparatus and a worker caste
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Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Social bee queens- like those in the tropical sweat bee species, Megalopta genalis in Panama-have bigger brain region responsible for learning and memory than in solitary queens, according to scientists.
The study is the first systematic test of job skills in a social bee or wasp, says Raghavendra Gadagkar of the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore.
Whitchurch And District Skittles League Premier Division: Black Army 273, Toby Jugs 310; Caerphilly Social Bees 285, Legion Wands 268; Rebels 248, Llanharan Rugby Club 219; Leigh Hotel 246, Novices 247; Brad Alley Cats 260, Black Knights 265; Buffaloes 277, Dirty Dozen 271.
Native solitary bees, like blue orchard bees, tend to be less defensive than social bees and better suited for backyard habitat.

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