honey bee varroa mite (Varroa destructor ) on honey bee (Apis mellifera ) - 5429628

honey bee varroa mite
Varroa destructor Anderson & Trueman, 2000

Host: honey bee (Apis mellifera Linnaeus)
Descriptor: Infestation
Description: Some of the adult bees have mites attached to their backs
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Jessica Louque
Organization: Smithers Viscient
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Friday, November 19, 2010
Image Information last updated on Friday, January 28, 2011