Although we disagree with this tweet...it gives us an opportunity to explore a really interesting topic.

What we now call 'queen' bees-the main female reproductive honeybees-were erroneously called 'kings' for nearly 2,000 years.

Why?

Let's explore the history of bees! https://t.co/bmqyC13sFl

— Ask An Entomologist (@BugQuestions) January 20, 2018