Apidae - bees

Long-tongued bees, in which the pollen is carried in corbiculae. Includes the highly social bees.

Update status = about 10%


Apinae

Nomadinae

Xylocopinae

 
Apis mellifera (Honeybee) Amegilla spp. Thyreus nitidulus  
       
 
Amegilla sp. GC5 ApidGC sp. 2 Nomada australensis  
       
       
       
       
       
ApidGC sp. 9 ApidGC sp. 10 ApidGC sp. 11  
       
ApidGC sp. 13 ApidGC sp. 14 Braunsapis sp. GC1 ApidGC sp. 16
       
       
 
Xylocopa sp. (female) Xylocopa sp. (male) filename: gvc6344  
       
     
filename: gvc12560      
       
       
       
       

References:

Link to the Magnetic Island Wildlife Site for more information on the Carpenter Bees.

Insects of Australia (Chapter 42: Hymenoptera)

I.D. Naumann

CSIRO, Division of Entomology

1137pp (2 volumes), Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1999.

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Wildlife of Tropical North Queensland

Editors: Michael Ryan and Chris Burwell

Queensland Museum publication, 2000