Posts Tagged: Varroa destructor
Those blood-sucking varroa mites (Varroa destructor) are considered the No. 1 enemy of beekeepers....
A varroa mite attached to a honey bee forager. It's the reddish brown spot near the wing. The bee is foraging on lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bumble bee, Bombus californicus, with a hitchhiking varroa mite. (Photo by Allan Jones, Davis)
Varroa mite on a carpenter bee. (Photo by Allan Jones, Davis)
Newly published research by a Michigan State University-led team indicates that one of the reasons...
Questions about the Varroa mite (Varroa destructor), enemies of honey bees, are often asked at the Linnaean Games. This varroa is on a drone pupa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)Mite on drone pupa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A varroa mite is visible on this forager. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
To a beekeeper, it's a four-letter word. Mite. Specifically, the varroa mite, also known as...
Mite on Pupa