Life Cycle Of The Honey Bee

Queen Drone Worker
Egg up to 3.5 3.5 3.5
larva up to 8.5 9 9.5
Pupa up to 16 24 21
Approximate life expectancy A queen bee may live up to 5 years. A drone lives for about 90 days A worker bee may only live for about 40 days after she has hatched in a nectar flow where they are working hard, but in cold climates over winter can live for up to 5 months.
Queen Drone Worker
Capped 7.5 10 9