34.7 MB (1.8 MB compressed)
4256 x 2848 pixels
36.1 x 24.1 cm ⏐ 14.2 x 9.5 in (300dpi)
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Varroatosis. Diseased adult honeybee (Apis mellifera) emerging from a brood cell. The bee has a varroa mite (Varroa destructor) on its head. This parasitic mite feeds on honeybee adults and brood and is the cause of varroatosis, a disease which causes the adult bee to emerge deformed.
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