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    Definitely not Amm. They can vary from brown to black but any yellow is a sure sign of hybridisation or maybe you have a different subspecies there.

    This is what they look like
    Last edited by Jon; 04-06-2017 at 10:45 AM.

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    DR, from the image that Q looks more Italian/buckfast. With black bees sometimes you get some spots of yellow on the first abdominal segment at the sides but are usually hard to spot... err see. Jons image is typical of Amm

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    I got a queen from Jon last year, overwintered in a nuc box and it came through winter my strongest colony out of 6, she is now on double brood and showing no signs of swarming, looking forward to getting my other 2 queens this month

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