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Apis mellifera

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Apis mellifera

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 27 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Apis mellifera
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Honey bee tracheal mite (Acarapis woodi); A. woodi mites, internal parasites of Apis mellifera (common honey bee), visible in bee trachea. Approx. 150 μm in length.
TitleMites in host
CaptionHoney bee tracheal mite (Acarapis woodi); A. woodi mites, internal parasites of Apis mellifera (common honey bee), visible in bee trachea. Approx. 150 μm in length.
CopyrightPublic Domain - By USDA (USDA), via Wikimedia Common.
Honey bee tracheal mite (Acarapis woodi); A. woodi mites, internal parasites of Apis mellifera (common honey bee), visible in bee trachea. Approx. 150 μm in length.
Mites in hostHoney bee tracheal mite (Acarapis woodi); A. woodi mites, internal parasites of Apis mellifera (common honey bee), visible in bee trachea. Approx. 150 μm in length.Public Domain - By USDA (USDA), via Wikimedia Common.

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Apis mellifera Linnaeus

Other Scientific Names

  • Apis mellifica Linnaeus

International Common Names

  • English: honey bee
  • French: abeille; abeille domestique

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Biene, Heide-; Honigbiene, Aegyptische; Honigbiene, Afrikanische; Honigbiene, Europaeische; Honigbiene, Gemeine; Honigbiene, Griechische; Honigbiene, Italienische; Honigbiene, Krainer; Honigbiene, Syrische; Honigbiene, Zyprische; Imme
  • Netherlands: Bij

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hymenoptera
  •                         Family: Apidae
  •                             Genus: Apis
  •                                 Species: Apis mellifera