Bee Quiz


 
Question 1
 Question 1

Three eggs grouped on a sidewall

Laying workers
 
Question 2
 Question 2

Deformed wings on workers adjacent to the queen
Breakdown of brood pattern

Parasitic Mite Syndrome (Varroa damage)
 
Question 3
 Question 3

Twisted, molten and discoloured larvae

European Foul Brood
 
Question 4
 Question 4

Dinner plate brood looking like a digestive biscuit.
Holes in brood where the foundation support wire is

Healthy Brood
 
Question 5
 Question 5

Scale in cell

American Foul Brood
 
Question 6
 Question 6

White pupae cases

Greater Wax Moth infestation
 
Question 7
 Question 7

Pollen in base of cells

Eggs laid on pollen
 
Question 8
 Question 8

Dead imago (adult) bee emerging from its cell
Break down of brood

Parasitic mite syndrome (Varroa damage)
 
Question 9
 Question 9

Cluster of dead bees - head in to cells
No stores

Starvation
 
Question 10
 Question 10

Digestive biscuit

Healthy sealed brood
 
Question 11
 Question 11

Spines on back
On sand

Small hive beetle larvae
 
Question 12
 Question 12

Irregular surface of brood like a mountain range
Drone cappings

Drone laying queen (failed queen only laying unfertilised eggs)
 
Question 13
 Question 13

Faeces on hive

Sign of dysentery - suspect Nosema as a possible cause
 
Question 14
 Question 14

Grains of granulated stores in comb
Rough, sand paper like edge to cells

Robbed out comb
 
Question 15
 Question 15

Chinese slipper appearance of pre-pupae

Death of brood by virus infection (This is like but is not sacbrood)
 
Question 16
 Question 16

Molten, twisted, discoloured larvae
Perforated sealed brood

European Foul Brood - heavy infection
 
Question 17
 Question 17

Black shiny bee

Sign of virus infection (In this case Chronic Paralysis Virus)
 
Question 18
 Question 18

Coffee coloured pre-pupae
Tongue fixed to top of cell

American Foul Brood
 
Question 19
 Question 19

Break down of brood pattern
Dead emerging imago bees
Deformed wings on imago bee

Parasitic Mite Syndrome (Varroa Damage)
 
 Question 20

White hard lumps of dead brood

Chalk Brood
 
Question 21
 Question 21

Mite on larvae

Varroa mite in bee brood
 
Question 22
 Question 22

White hard lumps of dead brood
Molten, twisted, discoloured larvae

Chalk Brood and European Foul Brood
 
Question 23
 Question 23

Mite on bee pupa
Legs on each side - just visible - and small size

Tropilaelaps
 
Question 24
 Question 24

Eggs in centre of cell base
Small healthy larvae in brood food

Apparently healthy eggs and young brood
 
Question 25
 Question 25

Lesser Wax Moth


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