Native Bees

Native Bees

1. How many species of bees live on Earth?
2. Most species of bees live where?
3. Most female bees can sting how many times?
4. Male bees can sting how many times?
5. In which of the following ways are bees and wasps different?
6. Compared to humans, bees see which type of light?
7. Bees and dinosaurs shared the planet for about how many years?
8. Most bees spend the majority of their lives ...
9. To attract a variety of bees to your garden . . .
10. Genetic information is carried in the chromosomes of all animals. In bees  . . .
11. All bees have 4 wings, 6 legs, 5 eyes, and one stinger.
12. What percentage of the world's bee species make honey?
13. Although we often hear about the complex society within a honey bee colony, about 90 percent of bee species are solitary, meaning each female cares for her nest alone.
14. Most female bees have a total of 12 segments in each antenna. How many segments does a male bee have in each antenna?
15. Although the idea of stingless honey bees sounds appealing, stingless honey bees _____.
16. All female bees carry pollen to feed their young.
17. Some female bees carry pollen by swallowing it and regurgitating it later.
18. Bees and wasps don't always agree on what's for dinner. Why?
19. Unlike honey bees, many bees forage on just one species of plant or on a small group of related plants. This makes them especially vulnerable to:
20. In most bee species, the males mate only once but the females mate many times.

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