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Stingless Bees Mummify Enemies

Lacking a stinger is no barrier to kicking butt in the evolutionary cage match between Australian bees and hive-invading parasites
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TRIGONA ON EUCALYPTUS

Australian stingless bees collecting nectar from the flowers of a eucalyptus tree.....[ More ]

TRIGONA CARBONARIA AT HIVE ENTRANCE

Australian stingless bees surrounding the entrance to their hive.....[ More ]

HIVE ENTRANCE TUNNEL

Stingless bees often construct tiny hive entrances to make it difficult for predators and parasites to get into the hive.....[ More ]

3-D QUEEN ON BROOD

Here is another three-dimensional CT reconstruction of a hive of Australian stingless bees ( Trignoa carbonaria ).....[ More ]

3-D HIVE

Here is a three-dimensional CT reconstruction of an Australian stingless beehive ( Trignoa carbonaria ).....[ More ]

2-D QUEEN AND BROOD

This is a two-dimensional CT image of hive of Australian stingless bees ( Trignoa carbonaria ).....[ More ]

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