Illustrations naturalists and scientists - Paintings insects - Gallery - Category: entomological illustrations - Image: Earth Bumblebee

Illustrations naturalists and scientists - Paintings insects - Gallery - Category: entomological illustrations - Image: Earth Bumblebee

Burt Talks to the Bees: Drone Bee | Isabella Rossellini's Kooky Educational Films about Bees via brain pickings

Burt Talks to the Bees: Drone Bee | Isabella Rossellini's Kooky Educational Films about Bees via brain pickings

How to Know if You’d Make a Good Beekeeper - alternative income streams for the outdoor entreprenuer

How to Know if You’d Make a Good Beekeeper - alternative income streams for the outdoor entreprenuer

Drone's (male honey bees) have larger eyes so they can see the Queen in flight.

Drone's (male honey bees) have larger eyes so they can see the Queen in flight.

Drones are male honey bees. They develop from eggs that have not been fertilized, and they cannot sting, since the worker bee's stinger is a modified ovipositor (an egg laying organ).  A laying worker bee will exclusively produce unfertilized eggs, which develop into drones.  http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/understanding-the-role-of-the-drone-bee-in-a-hive.html

Drones are male honey bees. They develop from eggs that have not been fertilized, and they cannot sting, since the worker bee's stinger is a modified ovipositor (an egg laying organ). A laying worker bee will exclusively produce unfertilized eggs, which develop into drones. http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/understanding-the-role-of-the-drone-bee-in-a-hive.html

Differences between the Worker, Queen, and Drone

10 Interesting Facts About Honeybees

Differences between the Worker, Queen, and Drone

This chart shows the daily development cycle of all three castes, from egg to adult.

This chart shows the daily development cycle of all three castes, from egg to adult.

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