What is a bee?

What is a Bee?

Bees are flying insects of the Hymenoptera, which also includes ants, wasps and sawflies. There are about 20,000 species of bees.[1] Bees collect pollen from flowers. Bees can be found on all continents except Antarctica.

 

Bees fall into four groups:

 

 

The European honey bee (called Apis mellifera by biologists), is kept by humans for honey. Keeping bees to make honey is called beekeeping, or apiculture.

From Wikipedia https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee