Overview of the small hive beetle, Aethina tumida, in North America

publication date: Sep 15, 2009
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Bee World  Vol. 81 (3) 2000 pp.  129 - 137
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Article Title

Overview of the small hive beetle, Aethina tumida, in North America

Author(s)

Wm. Michael Hood

Abstract

How, when, and where the small hive beetle, Aethina tumida, first entered North America without warning remains a mystery. The hive pest has established itself in a new region of the world and has already left its mark on US beekeeping.

KeywordsUSA, North America, Small Hive Beetle, Aethina tumida 
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