ku ngarim (honeybee)

Image: Tjithay
Also known as: Trigona sp., native honeybee, ku tiriwun

Trigona sp. native honeybee is a totem of the Dimirnin clan. Related Dimirnin totems are ku tjithay (sugarbag honey), ngalarrkin, kikmun and pulurt (all types of wax). Photo: honeycomb of Trigona carbonaria by Ben Oldroyd (Behaviour and Genetics of Social Insects Laboratory, University of Sydney), used by permission.

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