The tracheal mite (Acarapis woodi) lives in the trachea (breathing tubes) of adult bees. Mature female mites are attracted to young adult bees (less than … Read More
acarapis, mites, pests, tracheal mite
Pests and diseases
What is the varroa mite and what does it do?
Varroa destructor is a small mite that parasitises honey bees, transmitting harmful diseases and ultimately killing … Read More
Managing your hives, Pests and diseases
Under the Australian honey bee industry biosecurity code of practice beekeepers are required to inspect their hives at least twice per year and to keep … Read More
American foulbrood, biosecurity, code of practise, hive inspections, hive movements, mites, records, varroa
Biosecurity, Code of Practice, Managing your hives, Pests and diseases, Policy and compliance, Registration, Training & resources
Braula coeca fly on a honey beePhoto courtesy M Zhang
What do you call a fly with no wings? A walk.
Braula coeca is just that, … Read More
braula, louse, mites, pests
Biosecurity, Managing your hives, Pests and diseases