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Figure 4


As a resin forager returns to the nest with a load of resin on her corbicula, they go deep into the hive at a “cementing” site, where the resin will be used. Pictured in a colony located at the University of Minnesota, a resin forager within a hive must wait for other bees to remove the resin from her hind legs. Propolis is used in this area and can be seen here on the tops of the two frames.

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