Intracellular hemoglobins and other respiration links

Click to access The_respiratory_proteins.pdf   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,   Click to access RESPIRATORY_OR_VENTILATORY_SYSTEM.pdf     Chemical communication in the honeybee (Apis mellifera L.): a review… 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 Click to access honeyBee01.pdf 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,… 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

More articles

Click to access M4009.pdf!q=honey%20bee%20brood%20nursing%20and%20pollen%20supply&sort=score%20desc&rows=10&e=apido Just put words in the search and see more articles than you’ll ever read, or probably ever need to read. Click to access Apidologie_0044-8435_1989_20_4_ART0005.pdf Membrane-bound iron-rich granules in fat cells and midgut cells of the adult honeybee (Apis mellifera L.)        

Morphology of the honey bee

Click to access MorphologyoftheHoneybeeLarvae.pdf   Very long article but with some fantastic drawings at the end. P40 onwards is a summary. Fat cells in adult bee   Fat Bees – Part 1 Vitogellin Alternatively, it may also be that the capacity of the fat body for taking up potentially harmful macromolecules Vitellogenin is… Continue reading Morphology of the honey bee