bees facts Selected as the most interesting among insects related questions in Insects quiz How many wings does a bee have?4. All insects have none, two or four wings. Some extinct insects had an additional pair of winglets attached to the first segment of the thorax, for a total of three pairs.Created by: globalquiz.orgentomology facts » The honeydew honey is a dark, strong type of honey. What is honeydew?Secretion of aphids. Honeydew is a sugar-rich sticky liquid, secreted by aphids as they feed on plant sap. When their mouthpart penetrates the phloem, the sugary, high-pressure liquid is forced out of the anus of the aphid. Honeydew is then collected by honey bees.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskainsects facts » How long does the queen bee live?Up to 6 years. Queen bee is naturally capable of lilving up to 6 years. However, in modern beekeeping the replacement of mothers takes place every approximately 2 years.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaanimals facts » How do Japanese honey bees defend themselves from Japanese giant hornets?They overheat them. As a hornet enters the hive, a mob of hundreds of honey bees surrounds it in a ball, completely covering it and preventing it from reacting effectively. The bees violently vibrate their flight muscles in much the same way as they do to heat the hive in cold conditions. This raises the temperature in the ball to the critical temperature of 46 °C.Created by: NinjaiJapan facts » How long does the worker bee live?It depends on the season. In the warm season, the worker bee lives only about 38 days. However, during the winter season, the life expectancy is significantly extended to about 6 months.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskaanimals facts » Play insects quiz and see all the questions.