Credit: PETER MATULAVICH/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Honeybee (Apis mellifera) fanning wings on honeycomb frame. Fanning is done to cool the hive and to pass chemical messages called pheromones from one bee to another. Honeybees are among the most social of all insects and have developed remarkable communication methods.

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Keywords: animal, apis mellifera, arthropod, bees, biology, chemical messages, close up, communications, cooling, fan, fanning, hive, honey bee, honeybee, hymenoptera, insect, insecta, invertebrate, macro, macroscopic, passing pheromones, social insects, zoology

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Honeybee fanning wings

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