any of certain social, honey-producing tropical bees of the family Apidae, as of the genus Melipona, having a nonfunctional stinger.
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Central and South America are home to all three types of these stingless bees.Meat-eating bees have something in common with vultures | Sharon Oosthoek | December 8, 2021 | Science News For Students
There is a small stingless bee here, which old man Jim called the sweat bee.The Sea and the Jungle | H. M. Tomlinson
The Italian stingless bee has very lately been introduced into the United States.Man and Nature | George P. Marsh