Austroplebeia Cincta

Austroplebeia Cincta   Austroplebeia Cincta are considered one of Australia’s less common species of social stingless bee. Its bright yellow lines paint the bee’s dark polished body like a fancy sports car. I really like the way this bee looks.   The first notable appearance of this bee since the 60’s was a photo taken…

Tetragonula Carbonaria

Tetragonula Carbonaria     Tetragonula Carbonaria are a small hardworking bee that is found along the east coast of Australia predominantly between Sydney and Rockhamton. Some colonies are reported as far south as Bega and as far north of Cooktown. They are slightly smaller than that of Tetragonula hockingsi and are a little more docile.…