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A bee to check out. - Apis mellifera

A bee to check out. - Apis mellifera
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
July 27, 2006
This bee that I photographed today resembles the honey bee that was ID'd earlier but it lacks the dark brown rings. Information about it would be welcome. Thanks

Honey bee
It is a honey bee. They come in a range of colors, from blonde to almost all black. The pollen mass in its pollen basket is typical of Apis mellifera

 
Bee
Thank you Beatriz for the ID.

female of ??
no wing venation.

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