Apis (Apis) mellifera mellifera


Taxon referenced in page Apis of the world
Author(s) : Pauly A.
The Western or European Honey Bee

Distribution: originally ranged throughout central Europe north of the Alps, as far south as southern Sweden in the north, central russia in the east, and on the British Isles. In the Ukraine there is a transition over the steppe region to A. mellifera sossimai (Engel 1999).



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