Monday, November 30, 2009

Singapore Stamp: Honey Bee (Apis javana)

Apis cerana, or the Asiatic honey bee (or the Eastern honey bee), is a species of honey bee found in southern and southeastern Asia, such as China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Bangladesh and Papua New Guinea.

Eight subspecies of A. cerana, including Apis cerana javana, are currently recognized.

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