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Number of males (drones) that typically fertilize the queen Bee Apis mellifera 7 to 20 Drones 106680 Tomkins JP et al., New...
Number of colonies contributing drones to drone congregation areas (DCAs) Bee Apis mellifera 200 Colonies 106786 Jaffé R, Dietemann V...
Length of centimorgan Bee Apis mellifera 52 kb 106682 Hunt GJ, Page RE Jr....
Volume of brain Bee Apis mellifera ~1 mm^3 109327 Menzel R, Giurfa M. Cognitive...
Cruising speed of unloaded honey bees Bee Apis mellifera ~7.5 m/sec 107550 Barron A, Srinivasan...
Rate of egg laying by queen after fertilization Bee Apis mellifera >1,500 Eggs/day 107342 Kocher SD, Tarpy DR,...
GC content Bee Apis mellifera 34 % 102406 Tribolium Genome Sequencing...
Relative (%) and absolute sizes of parts of the brain Bee Apis mellifera Table - link N/A 110604 Theodore Holmes Bullock...
Number of neurons in brain Bee Apis mellifera ~960,000 neurons 109328 Menzel R, Giurfa M. Cognitive...
Oldest evidence for beeswax (from Neolithic sites in Anatolia) Bee Apis mellifera ~7,000 years BC 113183 Roffet-Salque M et al....
Ratio between O2 uptake in flight and O2 uptake in rest Bee Apis mellifera at 18°C 580: at 11°C 1,100 Table - link unitless 110031 Leigh E. Chadwick and...
List of genome and chromosome sizes for some insect species Insect Table - link N/A 106681 Hunt GJ, Page RE Jr....
Surface area of (1.3 kg) brain Human Homo sapiens ~20 m^2 117111 Abbott NJ, Rönnbäck L...
Frequency of miscarriage Human Homo sapiens early miscarriage ≤20%: late miscarriage 1% - 2% % of pregnancies 113484 Cools P. The role of...
Typical size of genome of conifers Plants 20 - 30 Giga base pairs 113645 Nystedt B et al., The...
Frequency of infertility Human Homo sapiens 13 - 15 % of reproductive age couples 113483 Cools P. The role of...
Maximal volume Amoeba Proteus 1 mm^3 107214 Prescott DM. Relations...
GABA concentration in brain Unspecified 1 mM 115055 Krnjević, K. "Chemical...
Oxygen consumption rate (Vm) for HDFs [Human dermal fibroblasts] Human Homo sapiens Cho et al., (2007), 6×10^−17: von Heimburg et al., (2005) 3×10^−17 mol/cell/sec 115121 Streeter I, Cheema U....
Estimated time range of diversification of nematode - fruit fly, mosquito and honeybee (arthropod) Various 520.5e+6 - 581e+6 years 105156 Donoghue PC, Benton MJ....