• Maternity of emergency queens in the Cape honey bee, Apis mellifera capensis 

      Holmes, M.J.; Oldroyd, B.P.; Allsopp, M.H.; Lim, J.; Wossler, T.C.; Beekman, M. (Apis mellifera capensis, 2010)
      During reproductive swarming, some workers of the Cape honey bee, Apis mellifera capensis, lay eggs in queen cells, many of which are reared to maturity. However, it is unknown if workers are able to lay in queen cells ...