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Meaning of APIS MELLIFERA SCUTELLATA

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a strain of bees that originated in Brazil in the 1950s as a cross between an aggressive African bee and a honeybee; retains most of the traits of the African bee; now spread as far north as Texas
 
 Synonyms: Africanized bee, Africanized honey bee, Apis mellifera adansonii, killer bee
 
 See Also: Apis mellifera, honeybee

 

 

 

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