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Fly Parasite in Honey Bee? A New Threat?

Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom in the spring of 2011. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The news that flashed across the Internet today indicates there's a new threat to honey bees, a parasitic phorid fly. UC San Francisco researchers, in an article published today in the Public Library of Science (PLoS One), wrote in their abstract:...

Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom in the spring of 2011. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom in the spring of 2011. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom in the spring of 2011. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noted honey bee expert, Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of UC Davis, by an almond tree at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Noted honey bee expert, Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of UC Davis, by an almond tree at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noted honey bee expert, Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of UC Davis, by an almond tree in 2011 at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 9:00 PM
 
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