Caste

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DuaneB
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Caste

Post by DuaneB » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:25 pm

Studying for a test. I'm finding conflicting information. Are Honey bees a 2 or 3 caste system??? Is it just the Queen and workers; or Queen, Workers and Drones?

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Jacobs
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Re: Caste

Post by Jacobs » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:59 pm

I would go with 3. Drones, workers & queen.
http://www.caes.uga.edu/departments/ent ... ology.html

If someone marks you wrong, I would argue this site. See table 1 where it gives development time for 3 castes.

DuaneB
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Re: Caste

Post by DuaneB » Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:52 pm

Will do.
Good read.

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