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Bees MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


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
Apis mellifera
Apis mellifica
European Honey Bee
Honey Bee Drone
Related Numbers
txid7458
txid7459
txid7460
See Also
Honey
Propolis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2023/04/05
Bees Preferred
Apis Narrower
Apidae Narrower
Honey Bee Drone Narrower
Apis mellifera Narrower
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