Apis andreniformis or the Black dwarf honey bee is a species of honey bee whose native habitat is the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia. A. andreniformis was the fifth honey bee species to be described of the seven known species of Apis, and its biology, geographic distribution, and its...
Apis cerana, or the eastern honey bee (and the Asiatic honey bee), is a species of honey bee found in southern and southeastern Asia, including China, Pakistan, India, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Australia.
Apis koschevnikovi. Apis koschevnikovi, commonly called Koschevnikov's bee, is a species of honey bee which inhabits Malaysian and Indonesian Borneo, where it lives sympatrically with other honey bee species such as Apis cerana (specifically A. c. nuluensis).
Apis nigrocincta, commonly called the Phillipine honey bee, is a species of honey bee that inhabits the Philippine island of Mindanao as well as the Indonesian islands of Sangihe and the Celebes or[Sulawesi. The species builds nests in cavities like the closely related Apis cerana.
The western honey bee or European honey bee (Apis mellifera) is the most common of the 7–12 species of honey bee worldwide. The genus name Apis is Latin for "bee", and mellifera is the Latin for "honey-bearing", referring to the species' production of honey for the winter.