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Snapshots

  1. Phantom Bee

    Snapshot Title: Phantom Bee
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Chalkbrood Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    While the image was being caputred there were a few bees crawling on the frame. Because of the movement the bees showed up looking eery, almost ghost like.



  2. Swollen Larvae

    Snapshot Title: Swollen Larvae
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Chalkbrood Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This shows a swollen larvae before it becomes hardened and resembles chalk.



  3. Chalkbrood 'Mummy'

    Snapshot Title: Chalkbrood 'Mummy'
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Chalkbrood Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    This cell shows what is known as a chalkbrood mummy. Chalkbrood is a fungal disease that is caused by the fungus Ascophera apis. It is fairly common and seen in stressed or weak colonies, affecting on...



  4. Worker Bee

    Snapshot Title: Worker Bee
    Taken by: Dennis vanEngelsdorp

    Image: Chalkbrood Frame
    Image Owner: Dennis vanEngelsdorp



    Description:

    When this frame was taken from the hive a few bees were relauctant to stay behind.