Apidae

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Apidae

[′a·pə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of hymenopteran insects in the superfamily Apoidea including the honeybees, bumblebees, and carpenter bees.
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In the life of social bees, every bee plays a vital role in the hive.
Whitchurch and District League results Premier Division: Ruperra Rovers 303, Jet Set 294; Leigh Hotel 273, Buffaloes 265; Windsor B 281, Caerphilly Social Bees 275; Dirty Dozen 270, Llanharan Rugby Club 267; Toby Jugs 265, Gringos 231; Rebels 248, Taffs Well Glamours 225.
They don't array their young in a honeycomb of cells as social bees and wasps do but instead make an egg heap.
SKITTLES WHITCHURCH & DISTRICT SKITTLES DIVISION Premier League Greenfly Gringos 277, Pontyclun Rugby Club 273; Caerphilly Social Bees 292, Wolfs Castle Rogues 270; Ruperra Rovers 257, Rebels 283; Buffaloes 300, Black Knights 280; Jet Set 268, Llanharan Rugby Club 277; Spivs 326, Windsor B 298.

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