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Volume 31, Number 3, May-june 2000
Page(s) 455 - 456
DOI: 10.1051/apido:2000136

Apidologie 31 (2000) 455-456

A scientific note on the threat of small hive beetles (Aethina tumida Murray) to bumble bee (Bombus spp.) colonies in the United States

John T. Ambrosea - Michael S. Stanghellinia - D.I. Hopkinsb

aDepartment of Entomology, Box 7626, College of Agronomy and Life Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7626, USA
bNorth Carolina Bee Inspection Unit, Plant Industry Division, North Carolina Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 27647, Raleigh, NC 27611, USA

(Received 29 June 1999; revised 26 October 1999; accepted 29 October 1999)

Keywords: small hive beetle / Aethina tumida / bumble bee / Bombus spp. / parasite

Correspondence and reprints: John T. Ambrose

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