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Q: Are bees yellow with black stripes or black with yellow stripes?
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Are bees black with yellow stripes or yellow with black stripes?

Most bees have thoraxes and heads that are black in color, indicating that the natural color of the bee is black. Then a bee is black with yellow stripes.

Are bees covered with yellow and black stries?

Most bumble bees have yellow and black stripes.

Are bumble bees any brown?

No. They are black with yellow stripes; or yellow with black stripes. Does it really matter?

Do bees have yellow or black stripes?

Some bees have black and yellow stripes which may be made from the color of their exoskeleton or the colors of setae (hairs). They may also have black and white stripes or no stripes at all.

Black and two yellow striped bees?

Most bees are yellow and black and have stripes. However, a bee that has two stripes is most likely a bumblebee.

Why do bees have black and yellow stripes?

to scare away preditors

How does bee look like?

Bees have stripes that are black and yellow.

Are all bees striped?

no. Not all bees are striped. The bumblebee is the one you see with the black and yellow stripes

Why does the bee have black and yellow stripes?

The black and yellow stripes that bees and wasps share are to warn other animals (including humans) that they are dangerous. That is why people get alarmed when they see any flying insect with black and yellow stripes. The hover fly for example has black and yellow stripes. People are scared of them, even though they are completely harmless.

Are there bees with stripes that are not bumble bees?

Yes, there are many bees with stripes that are not bumble bees. Honey bees for one have stripes, along with many other bees, wasps and bee and wasp mimics. Black and yellow and black and white stripes serve as an easily identifiable warning coloration that helps reduce predation on all the bees and wasps that wear them.

Are bumble bees purple?

No. They are mostly black with yellow stripes but there are lots of different species.

What are a honey bees structural adaptations?

a bees structural adaptation is that that they are black with yellow stripes and that bees can camouflage into flower petals but some cant.

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