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Stingless Bees In East Java

I am sending pictures of the Trigona stingless bees found in village in East Java, Indonesia.

Is there a bee scientist interested to work with me in studying this species?

Many aspects of this species should be studied very carefully, and the chemical composition of each part of the nest should be carefully analysed.

I wonder whether you can help me to do research in this field?

This picture shows you the whole nest of this species. !n this nest there is sour comb, larvae comb, honeycomb mixed with pollen and propolis (usually black but sometimes white).

The taste of the pollen in this species is always sour and sometimes very sour! The taste of the honey varies, sometimes it is sweet, sometimes it is sour: it depends on the pollen content dissolved in the honey.

Erliana Maria