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Cuprum Bee

Cuprum Bee
Item Cuprum Bee.png

Cuprum Bee

Metallicis aercus
Product
Grid Honey Comb.png Production Speed: 15.3 min
Specialty Product
File:Grid Copper Nugget (Magic Bees).png Production Speed: 17.0 min
Required Humidity Normal
Required Temperature Normal
Pollinates With Flowers
Effect None
Source Mod Magic Bees
Possible Descendants 1 Species

Cuprum Bees are one of the bees added by Magic Bees that produce metal nuggets. They are of the Metallic Branch.

Apiarist Database Overview[edit]

Metallicis aercus

Discovered by MysteriousAge

A base metal common in many applications; these bees are helpful for resource-starved magicians. - Apinomicon

Production[edit]

Cuprum Bees produce Honey Combs as is the case with the other members of the Metallic Branch. These combs result in Beeswax and Honey Drops when centrifuged. Cuprum Bees also produce Copper Nuggets as a specialty. If nine Copper Nuggets are acquired, a Copper Ingot can be made.

GUI Centrifuge.png
Honey Comb
Beeswax (Forestry)
Honey Drop

Requirements[edit]

Pure Cuprum Bees require a Normal Climate and Normal Humidity to start working, and at least one Flower - any of the two vanilla flowers or any of the flowers added by ExtrabiomesXL. Like all species, their traits can be modified through Bee Breeding.

Genetics[edit]

The traits below are correct for purebred Cuprum Bees.

Genetic Traits
Climate / Humidity Normal/Normal
Temp. Tol. / Humid. Tol. 0/0
Lifespan Shorter
Speed Slowest
Pollination Slowest
Flowers Flowers
Fertility 1 Drone
Area 9 x 6 x 9
Nocturnal / Flyer / Cave Yes / No / Yes
Effect None

Breeding[edit]

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Breeding Pair Chance Result
Industrious Bee + Meadows Bee

Industrious + Meadows

12% Cuprum Bee

Copper

Further Mutations[edit]

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Breeding Pair Chance Result
Industrious Bee + Cuprum Bee

Industrious + Copper

13% Plumbum Bee

Lead