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English Name

Honey Bee

Description

The female worker bees are three eights to five eights of an inch. Males are a bit larger with larger eyes. These beneficial insects have gold and black striped hairy body and translucent wings. The average size of hive is 60, 000 to 80, 000 bees.

Beneficial

Type

Flowers

Attracted to

Companion Plants

Provide pollen and nectar plants.



Did you know?

Archaeologists have uncovered evidence that grapes were grown to make wine about 8,000 years ago in Mesopotamia (today's Iraq), although the ancient Egyptians were the first to record the process of making wine about 5,000 years ago.