SUSUMU NISHINAGA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SUSUMU NISHINAGA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Honey bee, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The honey bee (Apis sp.) produces and stores liquefied sugar (honey), and constructs colonial nests out of wax secreted by the workers in the colony. Seen here are the compound eyes, antennae (upper right), proboscis (centre right) and the wings (upper left).
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