Kissin' Cousins

Bug Squad - Happenings in the Insect World  By Kathy Keatley Garvey 11/30/12 

What's that? A honey bee and a male yellowjacket on the same blossom?

That's exactly what we saw Nov. 14 at the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, located next to the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road, University of California, Davis.

Honey bees and yellowjackets belong to the same order, Hymenoptera, but different families. The...


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