Image Number: 5429628

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Descriptor:
Infestation
Description:
Some of the adult bees have mites attached to their backs
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Acari
Suborder: Mesostigmata
Superfamily: Dermanyssoidea
Family: Varroidae
Genus: Varroa
Subject: Varroa destructor Anderson & Trueman, 2000

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:
Friday, November 19, 2010
Image last updated:
Friday, January 28, 2011