Exotic Pest Reporting
Small hive beetle
Small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) is an insect pest of bee hives. It is a native of South Africa and was first detected in Florida in 1998.
Sandy soils are needed to complete its life cycle.
08/31/2015 - Beetle pest found in B.C. bee hive
07/11/2014 - Newfoundland and Labrador Bees Avoid Pesky Parasites
04/17/2014 - Minimizing Honey Bee Exposure to Pesticides