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Individual Life Cycles

The number of days in a bee's developmental stage, is shown in the table below. The table shows the number of days spent as an egg, a larva and as a pupa plus the number of days taken to reach full maturity for all 3 classes of honey bee.

 

Number of Days

 

Egg

Larva

Pupa

Total Days to Adult

Days to Maturity

Queen

3

5

8

16

20

Worker

3

5

13

21

21

Drone

3

8

13

24

34




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