Image Number: 5025078

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Egg(s)
Description:
Left photo shows hole in brood capping made by female small hive beetle. Right photo shows numerous beetle eggs on honey bee prepupa when the cell capping is removed.
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Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Cucujoidea
Family: Nitidulidae
Subfamily: Nitidulinae
Genus: Aethina
Subject: Aethina tumida Murray, 1867

Host

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Apoidea
Family: Apidae
Subfamily: Apinae
Tribe: Apini
Genus: Apis
Subject: Apis mellifera Linnaeus
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Image last updated:
Friday, October 20, 2006