Mitochondrial DNA characterization of Africanized honey bee ( Apis mellifera L . ) populations from the USA

@inproceedings{Szalanski2010MitochondrialDC,
  title={Mitochondrial DNA characterization of Africanized honey bee ( Apis mellifera L . ) populations from the USA},
  author={Allen L. Szalanski and Roxane M. Magnus},
  year={2010}
}
Apis mellifera L. is native to Europe, Africa, and Asia (including Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Ural mountains of Russia). It is currently widely distributed across the world due to multiple migrations and introductions (Ruttner, 1988). Apis mellifera includes about two dozen subspecies that are present in different regions of the world. These subspecies have been classified into five main lineages: ‘C’ (the Carnica ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE