Funding for this research was provided by:
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (311654-11)
Genome Canada (214PRO)
Genome British Columbia (214PRO)
Project Apis m.
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (2016-07962)
Received: 28 February 2020
Accepted: 13 August 2020
First Online: 20 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: As a non-cephalopod invertebrate species, honey bees are not subject to animal ethics committee approval at the University of British Columbia.
: Not applicable.
: JSP owns a honey bee consulting business. All other authors declare no competing financial interests.