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|Noun||1.||Apoidea - bees |
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera - an order of insects including: bees; wasps; ants; ichneumons; sawflies; gall wasps; etc.
bee - any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
queen bee - fertile egg-laying female bee
worker bee - sterile bee specialized to collect food and maintain the hive
Andrenidae, family Andrenidae - a large family of solitary short-tongued bees most of which burrow in the ground
family Halictidae, Halictidae - a family of small solitary bees; many are valuable pollinators for agriculture