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Asian honey bee | Business Queensland asian honeybee


Apis cerana, the eastern honey bee or the Asiatic honey bee, is a species of honey bee native to southern, southeastern, and eastern Asia. This species is the .

The majority of the information contained on this pest page was developed by Biosecurity Queensland during the Asian Honey Bee Transition to Management.

Asian honey bee information for pest management operators. Asian honey bees (Apis cerana) can be easily confused with common European honey bees (Apis mellifera), and other local native bees. Ensure you are able to identify Asian honey bees before organising to have the bees.