, Volume 39, Issue 5, pp 564–565 | Cite as

A scientific note on quantitative diagnosis of small hive beetles, Aethina tumida, in the field

  • Marc O. SchäferEmail author
  • Jeff S. Pettis
  • Wolfgang Ritter
  • Peter Neumann
Scientific Note
Aethina tumida Apis mellifera diagnosis honeybee infestation level small hive beetle 

Note scientifique sur la diagnose quantitative du Petit coléoptère des ruches, Aethina tumida, au champ

Eine wissenschaftliche Notiz zur quantitativen Diagnose des Kleinen Beutenkäfers, Aethina tumida, im Freiland


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc O. Schäfer
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jeff S. Pettis
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Ritter
    • 1
  • Peter Neumann
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Fachgebiet BienenChemisches und Veterinäruntersuchungsamt Freiburg (CVUA)FreiburgGermany
  2. 2.USDA-ARS Bee Research LaboratoryBeltsvilleUSA
  3. 3.Swiss Bee Research CentreAgroscope Liebefeld-Posieux Research Station ALPBernSwitzerland
  4. 4.Department of Zoology and EntomologyRhodes UniversityGrahamstownSouth Africa
  5. 5.Eastern Bee Research Institute of Yunnan Agricultural UniversityKunmingChina

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