Bee Photo Gallery: Pictures of Bees for Home Identification Purposes

Images of common bees found around the home for home pest identification.

Honey Bees

Honey bees generally have a hairy thorax with less hair on the abdomen itself. The legs and head are dark brown or completely black.

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Close-up profile image of a honey bee

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Top view picture of a honey bee

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Honey bee pictured on a flower

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Carpenter Bees

Unlike bumble bees, carpenter bees have very little hair on the abdomen. Additionally, adult females have stingers while males do not.

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Carpenter bee pictured on a flower

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Top view picture of a carpenter bee

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Front view of a carpenter bee

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Bumble Bees

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A bumble bee pictured in flight

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Close-up image of a Bumble bee on a flower

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Profile photo of a bumble bee resting on a flower

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