Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Feral

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_3784

Animals or plants that have escaped domestication and reverted to natural behavior. In entomology, this is used most commonly in reference to swarms of honey bees that escape domestication.

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