Biscuit beetles from chalk brood mummies

publication date: Jun 29, 2011
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Bee World Vol.67 (1) 1986 pp. 12-14
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Biscuit beetles from chalk brood mummies


L. A. F. Heath And P. Smithers


Beetles have rarely been reported in association with honeybees. Smith lists seven species which have been found in hives, namely-Aethiba tumida (Africa), Coenochilus bicolor (Africa), Dermenstes vulpinus (S.E. Asia), Diplognatha gagates (Africa), Holplostomus fuligneus (Africa), Platyholium alvearium (India), Rhizoplatys tritu tuberculatus (Africa).

Keywords Beetles, Chalk brood mummies,
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