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Italian Honeybee
Apis mellifera ligustica (Spinola, 1806)


Italian Honeybee
Italian Honeybee
Apis mellifera ligustica
Apis mellifera ligustica
Italian Bee - Apis mellifera ligustica
Italian Bee - Apis mellifera ligustica
Apis mellifera ligustica (Spinola, 1806)
Apis mellifera ligustica (Spinola, 1806)
Ligurian honeybee - Apis mellifera ligustica
Ligurian honeybee - Apis mellifera ligustica
Apis mellifera ligustica - front view
Apis mellifera ligustica - front view
Photographed in Husum (Schleswig Holstein, Germany)

Apis (Apis) mellifera ligustica
Common namesItalian Bee, Italian Honeybee, Ligurian honeybee
German namesItalienische Honigbiene, Italienische Biene, Italiener Biene, Ligustica
Dutch namesItaliaanse honingbij
Swedish namesItalienskt honungsbi
AuthorSpinola, 1806
Distribution
Continents:

Oceania
Melanesia
New Caledonia
Polynesia
New Zealand
Eurasia
Europe
South Europe (Italy), North Europe (Scandinavia (Sweden)), West Europe (Benelux (Netherlands)), Central Europe (Czech Republic (Moravia))
Asia
West Asia (Near East (Israel))
America
South America
Venezuela
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Antilles (Lesser Antilles (Leeward Islands (Guadeloupe))), Saint Barthélemy)


CountriesCzech Republic, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, Venezuela
Taxonomic statusSynonymus of Apis (Apis) mellifera
Links and ReferencesApis mellifera ligustica in dyntaxa.se

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Italian Honeybee
2. Apis mellifera ligustica
3. Italian Bee - Apis mellifera ligustica
4. Apis mellifera ligustica (Spinola, 1806)
5. Ligurian honeybee - Apis mellifera ligustica
6. Apis mellifera ligustica - front view
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderHymenoptera
Wasps, Bees, Ants, Sawflies, Ants and wasps
SuborderApocrita
True wasps, Bees, Ants, Narrow-waisted hymenopterans, Parasitic wasps, Wasps
InfraorderAculeata
Stinging wasps
SuperfamilyApoidea
Solitary Bees, Social Bees, Apoid Wasps, Bees, Sphecoid wasps
FamilyApidae
Stingless bees, Honey bees, Euglossines, Bumble bees, Cuckoo Bees, Carpenter Bees, Digger Bees, Long-tongued Bees
SubfamilyApinae
Honey bees, Stingless bees, Orchid bees, Bumble Bees, Long-horned Bees, Digger Bees
TribeApini
Honey bees
GenusApis
Honey bees
SubgenusApis
Honey bees
Speciesmellifera
Subspeciesligustica
Apis mellifera ligustica
Italian Bee, Italian Honeybee, Ligurian honeybee
AuthorSpinola, 1806
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