, in most of the species, remain attached to the nurse plants and acquire a mimetic colouration, merging with their leaves and branches.
During its growth
performs about 4-5 moltings.
In the society ofApis mellifera, the leader is a
, whose only task is to
The male bees of the hive are
Collect nectar, pollen, water and transport them to the hive: they are the
One of the characteristics that makes the bumblebee an efficient pollinator is having a peculiarly
is diurnal, its name is linked to the ability to move rapidly from side to side while hovering in front of the flower where feed nectar.
Its wings with pointed peaks recall a leaf: it’s the
The nurse plant of the peacock butterfly is
the SPHINX MOTH