Importance of beeing a BEE
Bees are flying insects closely related to wasps and ants, known for their role in pollination and, in the case of the best-known bee species, the western honey bee, for producing honey and beeswax
Bees are a monophyletic lineage
Bees are a monophyletic lineage within the superfamily Apoidea and are presently considered a clade, called Anthophila.
Some live socially in Colonies.
Some species including honey bees, bumblebees, and stingless bees live socially in colonies. Bees are adapted for feeding on nectar and pollen, the former primarily as an energy source and the latter primarily for protein and other nutrients