Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
A Honeybee NatureServe resource Trusted
bee NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
Cape honeybees uBio Unknown
European honey bee Katja Schulz, NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
honey bee Anage Data, Animal Diversity Web Descriptions, BioKIDS Critter Catalog, Insect Visitors of Illinois Wildflowers, Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Monthly ARKive text import , NCBI Taxonomy, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
honeybee NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
Queen honeybee uBio Trusted
Western honey bee NCBI Taxonomy, Paleobiology Database Trusted
Western Honeybee Leo Shapiro Trusted


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Abella de la mel Eduard Solà Trusted
Abella europea Eduard Solà Trusted
Abella occidental Eduard Solà Trusted


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西方蜜蜂 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted


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Honningbi uBio Trusted


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Tarhamehiläinen Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


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abeille domestique Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Abeille domestique, Abeille européenne Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Trusted


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Honigbiene Katja Schulz, uBio Trusted
Südostafrikanische Hochlandbiene uBio Unknown


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ape del miele uBio Trusted


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abelha do mel uBio Trusted


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abeja de la miel uBio Trusted
Apis mellifera Unknown Trusted


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