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Item Description Culliney, Thomas W. en_US 2007-06-05T16:39:55Z 2007-06-05T16:39:55Z 2003-11 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Culliney TW.. 2003. Survey for parasitic honey bee mites in Hawaii (Acariformes: Tarsonemidae; Parasitiformes: Laelapidae, Varroidae). Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 36:103–109. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0073-134X en_US
dc.description Scientific note. en_US
dc.description.abstract A survey was conducted in Hawaii to determine the presence of three mite pests of honey bees (Apis mellifera L.): Acarapis woodi (Rennie), Tropilaelaps clareae Delfinado & Baker, and Varroa destructor Anderson & Trueman. A total of 837 random samples were taken from managed and feral bee colonies on the islands of Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii. No mites were found in any of the samples. Data were analyzed employing the binomial distribution as a likelihood function. Results showed that there was a 99% probability that the unknown prevalence of mite infestation within the Hawaii honey bee population would be no greater than 0.55%. Thus, Hawaii can be considered to be free of parasitic honey bee mites at the present time. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher Hawaiian Entomological Society en_US
dc.subject Acarapis woodi en_US
dc.subject Apis mellifera en_US
dc.subject Hawaii en_US
dc.subject honey bees en_US
dc.subject mites en_US
dc.subject parasitoids en_US
dc.subject Tropilaelaps clareae en_US
dc.subject Varroa destructor en_US
dc.subject prevalence en_US
dc.subject honey bee colonies en_US
dc.subject surveys en_US
dc.title Survey for Parasitic Honey Bee Mites in Hawaii (Acariformes: Tarsonemidae; Parasitiformes: Laelapidae, Varroidae) en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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