The native Irish honeybee is not extinct after all

Jack Hasset, a doctorate student in Limerick Institute of Technology in the UK has discovered in 2017, thanks to genetic tests on honeybees in Ireland, that Apis mellifera mellifera (or dark honeybee, native subspecies of the region) is not extinct after all. This contradicts the myth of its disappearance from Ireland’s lands, and calls for its preservation, especially as massive imports of other subspecies occur.
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