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Carniolan honey bee +

Apis mellifera carnica

Themenwelt: Asien
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The Carniolan honey bee is a bee bred by humans. It is gentle and very productive. It can be more effort for beekeepers compared to other subspecies of Apis mellifera because this species is prone to swarming, which can reduce the size of the colony.


Order: Hymenoptera; family: Apidae


Pollen and nectar 

Brood activity:

In the spring the brood of the Carniolan honey bee rapidly expands, even though only a small colony overwinters as a cluster of bees.

Status according to Red List

Not evaluated (NE)

Status according to Red List:Not evaluated (NE)

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