honey bee egg

Honey bee egg is pearly white, elongated, slightly curved cylinder rounded on both ends. The ends of the egg differ slightly in diameter. The egg is attached with the thinner end to a cell wall [1]. (scale bar = 0.1 mm)


  1. DuPraw E.J. (1960) Research on the honey bee egg. Gleanings in Bee Culture 88:104-111.