Rex vel Regina?

publication date: Feb 22, 2013
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Bee World  Vol. 89 (2) 2012 pp. 28-29
Article Title Rex vel Regina?
Author(s)

Haralampos V Harissis and Anastasios V Harissis

Abstract It is generally thought that it was not until the 17th Century that the gender of the dominant bee in the colony was recognised as female. Literature shows that the queen was recognised as such hundreds of years earlier.
Keywords Queens, History
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