3 Apis mellifera macedonica


Apis mellifera macedonica

Taxobox
name = Macedonian bee


status = secure
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Arthropoda
classis = Insecta
ordo = Hymenoptera
familia = Apidae
genus = "Apis"
species = "A. mellifera"
subspecies = "A. m. macedonica"
trinomial = "Apis mellifera macedonica"
trinomial_authority = Ruttner, 1988

The Macedonian bee ("Apis mellifera macedonica") is a subspecies of Western honey bee. It originates from the territory of Republic of Macedonia, but can be found also in Northern Greece.

The original (native) population of "Apis mellifera macedonica" is breed in APICENTAR - training and repro centre for beekeeping in Republic of Macedonia.


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