Bumblebee nest

Title Info
Common name Bumblebee
Scientific name Bombus
Taxonomic group Apidae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Change over time Life cycles
Behavior Social; Nesting
Organisms Animals
Animals Insects
Lessons Life Histories
Date July 06, 2004

Bumblebee nest. Bumblebees are eusocial insects, along with honeybees, ants, termites, and some wasps. In this image of an active nest in a museum, we can see the storage vessels in which honey (said to be sweeter than that of honeybees), pollen, and offspring are stored.