Apis mellifera adansonii

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a strain of bees that originated in Brazil in the 1950s as a cross between an aggressive African bee and a honeybee

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The results from the study confirmed the general reports from beekeepers about regular colony absconding, poor colony strength and high percentage of colony decline as peculiar behaviour of Apis mellifera adansonii species.
Fletcher DJC The African Bee, Apis mellifera adansonii in Africa Annual Review of Entomology 1978; 23 : 151-171.