Exactly GG.wild I almost offered that as a "certification " method
great minds think alike.
A seller could produce a representative morpho-signature for his Carni's for sale stating no less than 75% of the bees in the packages can be in the classified as Carni (if someone bothers to run the wing scanning and check).
These kinds of things should be out and in the open.
Morpho analysis is simple enough and cheap enough (like free) and good enough for general use.
Anymore any bee is called a Carni and people just take it as a fact.
Yellow "Carni's" are all over the place.
The wing scans will produce 50% Carni at best when the yellow "Carni" is verified (IF that), and yet people still sell them labeled as such.
I have googled this but don't come up with any sources. Is it possible to determine the race of a queen by her physical attributes or behaviors? This is not a quiz, but does the queen in the photo look like an Italian or Carniolan? I ordered a Carniolan, but I "think" I got an Italian. The...