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Bees (Hymenoptera, Apiformes)


The identification of bees from photographs can be difficult as tiny details on the animals have to be seen. Michael Batley, our moderator for bees has begun a trial identification tool for bees. The test groups are Megachilid bees and Hylaeine bees found in the Sydney basin and Blue Mountains.

If you want to try the identification tools, the addresses for the two groups are below:-

Megachilid bees

Hylaeine bees

2 species

Apis mellifera (European honey bee)

Apis mellifera
Apis mellifera
Apis mellifera
Apis mellifera
Apis mellifera
Apis mellifera

Conservation Level

  • All conservation levels (change?)


  • All invasiveness levels (change?)


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