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This website’s purpose is to encourage interest in the study of bee anatomy. Knowing how bees function requires a knowledge of the arrangement of the internal organ systems. We need to know how they function to understand issues of disease, nutrition, lifespan, aggression, …

sal glands

Honeybee salivary glands

The anatomy of the honeybees salivary glands can be confusing. There are four different glands which secrete through the bees mouth, and their functions are not fully understood. Between them they are responsible for some digestive functions, plus chemical communication, defensive roles and …

Bee Anatomy Tips 1

Hello – this is Dr. Ian Stell I plan, on a regular basis, ideally every week, to post some images and videos on bee anatomy, so do please keep coming back and visiting this site and you will find these listed here. I …