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Useful Social Insect Themed Links

Bees, Hornets, and Wasps of the World – An info-graphic description of various bumble bees, honey bees, solitary bees, wasps, and hornets throughout the world (with excellent photos and graphics). Great for kids of all ages!


Social Behavior of Polistine Wasps – The title says it all.


Antbase – A site detailing everything you wanted to know about ants.

FORMIS Ant Bibliography – This site provides a composite of several ant literature databases. It contains citations for a large fraction of the world’s ant literature (~54,000 references), and is designed to allow convenient searches of titles, keywords and abstracts when available. Citations from this database can be exported to create specialty databases or personal reprint indexes. Many records have links to PDF reprints.

Global Ant Project – This is a resource website for the worlwide community of myrmecologists, prviding resources and tools for the study of ants.


Cyberbee – Zach Huang’s extensive database on all things bee related.

The Internet Apiculture and Beekeeping Archive – Valuable reference information for beekeepers.

The Guide to Beekeeping for Adults and Kids – This website, developed by students at the W.B. Goodwin Community Center, gives good basic information about beekeeping.

Bugs at Work: A Guide to Honey Bees and BeeKeeping – This website provides basic information about honey bees and beekeeping and numerous links to related sites.

Beekeeping in Australia: The Definitive Guide for Absolute Beginners – If you’re thinking of getting started with beekeeping, but don’t even know what you don’t know, then this is the guide for you. Developed by florists across Sydney and Melbourne.

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