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Bees MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bees
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.875.387
Unique ID
D001516
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001516
Annotation
does not include WASPS; for stings, coordinate with INSECT BITES AND STINGS
Scope Note
Insect members of the superfamily Apoidea, found almost everywhere, particularly on flowers. About 3500 species occur in North America. They differ from most WASPS in that their young are fed honey and pollen rather than animal food.
Entry Term(s)
Apidae
Apis
Registry Number
txid34735
Related Numbers
txid7458
txid7459
See Also
Honey
Propolis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Bees Preferred
Apis Narrower
Apidae Narrower
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