What is a Japanese honeybee?
t is wild honeybee which live in Japan.
Amongst Eastern honeybees whose habitat is widely dispersed throughout Eastern Asia, those that inhabit Japan are referred to as "Japanese honeybee(Nihon-Mitsubati)
On the other hand, Western honeybee originally inhabited Europe and Africa.
Since it can collect much honey, it was exported all over the world.
The western honeybee was imported to Japan about100 years ago.
As a result, the number ofJapanese honeybee keepers gradually decreased.
Now few people keep Japanese honeybees commercially.
But it is said that several thousands people keep it as a hobby.
↓Japanese honeybee is not aggressive.
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