absence of S. basiconica on drone antennae

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4148592/   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

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http://www.apidologie.org/articles/apido/pdf/2004/03/M4009.pdf   http://www.apidologie.org/component/solr/?task=results#!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. http://www.apidologie.org/articles/apido/pdf/1989/04/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

https://articles.extension.org/mediawiki/files/e/ef/MorphologyoftheHoneybeeLarvae.pdf   Very long article but with some fantastic drawings at the end. P40 onwards is a summary. Fat cells in adult bee https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-00890660/document   Fat Bees – Part 1 Vitogellin http://bmcbiotechnol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-6750-3-1 Alternatively, it may also be that the capacity of the fat body for taking up potentially harmful macromolecules Vitellogenin is a female specific… Continue reading Morphology of the honey bee