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Photo#361150
Unknown Apoidea - Apis mellifera

Unknown Apoidea - Apis mellifera
San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA
December 27, 2009
Size: ~ 1 cm

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Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Thanks for the added shots, Eugene!

Apis mellifera
They look like Honey Bees to me, Eugene. Under what circumstances did you photograph these? (By that I mean... What are they crawling on?)

 
i agree
i agree with Harsi, probably Apis mellifera mellifera. were they wild or domesticated?

 
It's their nest in cavity of
It's their nest in cavity of California Sycamore (Platanus racemosa). They are wild.

 
Interesting
Eugene, do you have any other photos which would show the entrance/location of the nest on the tree itself? If so, might be nice to add that to this post.

 
Done.
Done. Cavity is located ~ 0.5 m above ground.

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