Apis (Apis) spp.

Taxon referenced in page Apis of the world
Author(s) : Pauly A.
Middle-sized species with multiple combs in cavities; dances on vertical surfaces of combs in the dark (Michener, 2000). Four species: Apis mellifera, A. cerana, A. koschevnikovi and A. nigrocincta. Apis nuluensis is recognized at species level by some authors.