Pests and Diseases

Under this tab you will find resources to help you identify and treat for various pests and diseases that can infect honeybee colonies. The order they are listed is by most to least occurrence in Ohio Apiary Inspections for the year 2015. (Exception is Lesser Wax Moth, number of occurrences was not indicated in apiary inspection reports)

Varroa Destructor Mite

Small Hive Beetle

Nosema Disease


European Foulbrood

American Foulbrood

Lesser Wax Moth