Worker bees are female bees that cannot reproduce. They play a number of important roles in the colony depending on their age
Between 0 and 22 days, Worker bees are called House Bees. In this time they do not leave the hive. Their duties change depending on their age:
After 22 days, Worker Bee are called Field Bees. Their role is to discover new sources of food and to collect nectar, pollen and water.
The life of a worker bee is short. In the spring and summer they live for approximately 40 days, while those born in autumn will live until the following spring.