HONEYCOMBS (How are the cells built? (Hot wax placed in circles collapses…
How are the cells built?
Hot wax placed in circles collapses upon itself and forms hexagons
Bees somehow know how to build a hexagon out of instinct
What are they made of?
A secreted substance derived from honey
Made by worker bees
What are they?
Cluster of hexagonal cells
How are honeycombs organized
It is the biggest group of bees, they are in charge of building, mantaining and protecting the comb. They are in charge too of the creation of honey, royal jelly, and taking care of the larvae.
They are almost kind of useless, except for helping the queen to fertilize the eggs that the queen lays.
Is the "leader of the comb", they never leave it and continously lay eggs in the hexagons made by the workers.