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Apis mellifera

3 European honey bee at suppressed

Apis mellifera at suppressed - 23 May 2021
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Apis mellifera 24 May 2021 michaelb
Apis mellifera 23 May 2021 HelenCross

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michaelb wrote:
   15 Jul 2021
A good example of why the European honey bee is regarded as a pest when it goes feral, taking over tree hollows. The NSW Scientific Committee has listed “Competition from feral honeybees” as a “Key Threatening Process” under the Threatened Species Conservation Act.

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Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 23 May 2021 10:29 AM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • True Honey bee nest present

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