As the name implies, the honeybee (Apis) is a type of bee that produces and stores honey in their nests. These animals are actually a subset of the bee family, although many people tend to think of them as just “bees.”
Hornets are one of the largest species of wasps; they have a bad reputation due to their aggressive temperament, but like all bees they only react this way when threatened.
The classic bumblebee is one of the most commonly recognized insects in the world. Did you know that there over 250 species of this animal?
Yellow jackets are the buzzing creatures which are feared by humans for their tendency toward aggressive behavior when they are provoked.
Have you ever heard the phrase, “as busy as a bee?” There is a reason why people chose this insect over another animal, as it certainly describes their behavior and lifestyle.