Intracellular hemoglobins and other respiration links   Intracellular hemoglobins have also recently been detected in the tracheoles and a variety of other tissues of a wide variety of insects including the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, the honey bee, Apis mellifera,     Chemical communication in the honeybee (Apis mellifera L.): a review M. Trhlin, J. Rajchard  … Continue reading Intracellular hemoglobins and other respiration links

Endocrine system and functions

A Closer Look: Endocrine Glands & Hormones   A Comparative Study of the Endocrine System of the Honey Bee Larvae under Normal and Experimental Conditions G. S. Dogra *, G. M. Ulrich, and H. Rembold ENDOCRINE SYSTEM a link between the nervous system and the endocrine system … pheromone secretions of the queenhoney… Continue reading Endocrine system and functions


I spent some time on my tablet finding links tonight… Some are basic This is interesting and not very in depth. This established, popular textbook provides a stimulating and comprehensive introduction to the insects, the animals that represent over half of the planet’s biological diversity. In this new fourth edition, the authors introduce… Continue reading Links

absence of S. basiconica on drone antennae   In the honeybee, Sensilla placodea, Sensilla trichoidea and Sensilla basiconica have been classified as olfactory sensilla   One striking sex-specific difference is the absence of S. basiconica on drone antennae   Concluding remarks Honeybee workers possess a specific olfactory subsystem comprising S. basiconica, parts of the T3 cluster of glomeruli and a significant… Continue reading absence of S. basiconica on drone antennae