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First instar larva

honey bee, first instar larva

First instar larva of honey bee. The larva is at the bottom of workers cell in a droplet of brood food. After Dade (1977, plate 20) Anatomy and dissection of the honeybee,
International Bee Research Association
, London, p.158, (1977)
[1], Collins (2004, fig. 4d) Variation in time of egg hatch by the honey bee, Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae),
Annals of the Entomological Society of America
, Volume 97, Number 1, p.140–146, (2004)