Circulatory System of the Honey Bee
Scientific Beekeeping
The Circulatory system of the honey bee
Dissection of Apis mellifera Dorsal View,
Red: Circulatory System,
Spracle opening with valve, one per most body segments
Air Sacs, ballon like colapsable structures
Heart, divided segmentally into chambers
Ostia, valve between each chamber to prevent backward flow of haemolymph
Muscles of the Dorsal