Apis dorsata workers
In A. dorsata gene Do governs the expression of body color. The color is linked to the sexuality.
Imperfect females - workers are yellow-black, and the sexuals - queens and drones are brown. click here
A. dorsata queen click here
Tergites of A.dorsata drones click here
In A. cerana gene Ce governs the expression of body color. The color is linked to the sexuality.
Imperfect females - workers are yellow-black, and the sexuals - queens and drones are black. click here
1 EXPRESSION OF BODY COLOR IN ASIAN HONEYBEES. Paper presented at International Conference on Tropical Bees & the Environment. 11-15 March 1995, Pedu Lake, Malaysia.
Body colors are presented left of the perpendicular
line. Hairs colors are presented right of that
In A. koschevnikovi gene Ko governs the expression of body color.Workers, queens and drones are dark brown banded. However, the light colr is linked to the sexuality. It is light orange in imperfect females - workers, and light brown in the sexuals - queens and drones.
|Six Reports and Comments presented by J. Woyke
at the First International Electronic Conference on the Cape
Bee Problem in South Africa,
05 - 30 June 1995, Agric. Res. Council and the Uniersity of the Witwatersrand, can be
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