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hello,

I've got an insect that I've been seeing in the hive for the past couple of years and I don't know what they are. I've seen them in other places as well so it's not something that is bee specific.

They are about an inch long, slender body with a pincher at the tail.

Anyone know what that is and if it's a cause of concern? I've seen them in the cells also which I assume they are eating honey.
 

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They are earwigs. There is no reason for concern. They are mainly looking for shelter as they perfer cool, dark moist locations.
 

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Yep, that's them.



Makes sense because I usually find them under things. Just was concerned when I find them in the hive. Bees seem to not care.
 
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