ARS Photo Library
Image Number K11072-1
Closeup of Africanized honey bees (AHBs) surrounding a European queen honey bee
(EHB), marked with a pink dot for identification. Since AHBs arrived in Texas
in 1990, they've mated with EHBs and spread throughout the Southwest. But rather
than commingling, AHBs tend to replace EHBs, partly because EHB queen bees mate
disproportionately with African drones.
Photo by Scott Bauer.
640 pixels wide: (k11072-1.jpg)
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