Movie 2

Brood-cell capping behavior of a nurse bee isolated with brood (Exp. 4). The video records the final stages of a brood-cell recapping by nurse #15. The cell was opened by the experimenter prior to the experiment.

Nurse honeybee workers tend capped brood, which does not require feeding, around the clock

Moshe Nagari, Yafit Brenner, and Guy Bloch

Journal of Experimental Biology 2017. 220:4130-4140; doi: 10.1242/jeb.166884