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Nitidulidae


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Evaluation of Cultural Practices for Potential to Control Strawberry Sap Beetle (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae)

Method of Application of Tylosin, an Antibiotic for American Foulbrood Control, with Effects on Small Hive Beetle (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) Populations

Suitability of Commercially Available Insect Traps and Pheromones for Monitoring Dusky Sap Beetles (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) and Related Insects in Bt Sweet Corn

The Effects of Temperature, Diet, and Other Factors on Development, Survivorship, and Oviposition of Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae)

A Test for Interactions between Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae) and Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) in Colonies of Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

Pupal Development of Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) in Thermo-Hygrometric Soil Conditions Encountered in Temperate Climates

Monitoring Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) With Baited Bottom Board Traps: Occurrence and Seasonal Abundance in Honey Bee Colonies in Kenya

 

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; subclass Pterygota, order Coleoptera)

Family of small, rounded, flattened beetles, 1–7 mm long, with elytra that are pubescent and short, exposing the terminal segments. The antennae have three-jointed clubs. The legs are often wide and flattened. Larvae are white and cylindrical, with well-developed legs. They feed on pollen and nectar, fermenting fruit, sap, and carcasses. Some are associated with fungi, others are predatory on insects. There are 2200 species.

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