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Longevity and morphometrical changes in female mite, Tropilaelaps clareae Delfinado Baker within the cells of honey bees (Apis mellifera L.)

Sharma, SD.; Kashyap, NP.; Raj, D.; Sharma, OP.; Kumar, A.

Journal of Entomological Research (New Delhi) 19(1): 19-22


Accession: 002649739

Differences in the morphology of females of Tropilaelaps clareae introduced into cells of Apis mellifera were studied at an interval of 24 h. The body thickness of females doubled from 0.32 mm for those moving freely on combs up to 0.64 mm for females during the egg laying period.

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