These African bees are famous the world as “killer bees,” so they are not recommended for beekeeping. For more than 50 years as the hybrids imported to Brazil, though they do not have such terrible properties, but they look very similar.
Do not try to get close to the nest, because of their hostility in the protection of their own territories. Attempts to come back to them are doomed to failure, as the insects can fly for up to half a kilometer offender. Bees are quite large, covered with a light yellowish fuzz.
dark bands is much lighter than that of members of other species.