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Bee (Hymenoptera, Apiformes)Apis mellifera

European honey bee at Red Hill, ACT

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Apis mellifera at Red Hill, ACT - 17 Dec 2018
Apis mellifera at Red Hill, ACT - 17 Dec 2018
Apis mellifera at Red Hill, ACT - 17 Dec 2018

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Bees entering hollows on either side of a large gum, one hollow about a metre higher than the other. Probably the same large hive.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Noxious or High Risk Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • True Honey bee nest present
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • 16 Dec 2018 Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by

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