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Author Topic: what is the diameter of a queencell?  (Read 1301 times)
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« on: June 08, 2005, 02:15:11 PM »

I was wondering what the diameter of a queencell is where it attatches to the place it is attatched to?

and what is the average length?

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Michael Bush
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« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2005, 03:41:12 PM »

where it attaches it's the size of a worker cell, about 4.9mm to 5.0mm or so.  Roughly a quarter of an inch.  The mouth of the cell (at it's widest) is about 5/16" (inside).  The length I've seen vary GREATLY from 3/4" to several inches.  But typically they are about the size and shape of a peanut except a little smaller on the small end.

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