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Snapshots

  1. Marginal cell

    Snapshot Title: Marginal cell
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    The marginal cell is the cell that looks like a long oval. This is the cell closest to the tarsal claws( the dark brown section in the snapshot)



  2. Ocelli

    Snapshot Title: Ocelli
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    On the top of the head you can see two of the three ocelli. This photoreceptor assist in the bees navaigation to forage.



  3. Tegula

    Snapshot Title: Tegula
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    The part in the center of the snapshot is the tegula



  4. Scutellum

    Snapshot Title: Scutellum
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Scutellum



  5. Pronotum

    Snapshot Title: Pronotum
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Thorax or Pronotum



  6. AFB Larvae

    Snapshot Title: AFB Larvae
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Vegitative state of AFB



  7. Sunken Cappings

    Snapshot Title: Sunken Cappings
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: AFB Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    Notice the sunken brood capping due to the death and shrinkage of the larvae.