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Yes, however, the stinger is actually a modified ovipositor. An ovipositor is the body part, or device a queen bee uses to lay eggs. She can also use it as a stinger. Worker bees can also sting, meaning worker bees are also female. Their stinger is an ovipositor. Most worker bees never lay eggs, but occasionally a worker can become a "laying worker." In most cases she has not been fertilized, and non-fertilized eggs become drones. Drones are male bees and, being male, they have no ovipositor and cannot sting.
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