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Subspecies Apis mellifera carnica - Carniolan Honey Bee

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
No Taxon (Apoidea (clade Anthophila) - Bees)
Family Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Longhorn, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Apini (Honey Bees)
Genus Apis (Honey Bees)
Species mellifera (Western Honey Bee)
Subspecies carnica (Carniolan Honey Bee)
Remarks
Bees of this subspecies are a contributor to the genetics of hybrid bees kept widely in North America. Pure strains even if they existed here could not be identified reliably from images.