This photo shows a worker of the Italian honeybee, Apis mellifera ligustica (Hymenoptera: Apidae) visiting flowers of Taraxacum sp. (Compositae). In this issue (pp. 665-672), a study of the preference of the honeybee to flower odours of two rapes (Brassica napus cv. Shengli and B. juncea cv. Mawei) is reported. Photo by WANG Rui-Sheng at Rongchang, Chongqing, China, in March, 2014.