Bumblebee on blue wild flower
Bumblebees are large, hairy, social bees belonging to the family Apidae (subfamily Bombinae). Bumblebees are not known to occur on mainland … Read More
bee, biosecurity, bumblebee, exotic, pest, pollination, pollinator
What bug is that?
Amegilla cingulata – Blue-banded bee. Image credit: Erica Siegel
If I were to ask you what a native Australian bee looks like, what would you say?
To … Read More
amegilla, bee, honey, native bee, pollination, pollinator, urban, varroa, varroa mite