Image Number K11141-1
Artificial insemination of a queen. Semen is about to be injected into the oviducts of a queen bee. Thereafter the sperm cells migrate to the sperm storage pouch of the queen. A queen gradually releases sperm from this pouch to fertilize the eggs she lays during her lifetime.
Photo by Stephen Ausmus.
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