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This is my first hive started in spring
This is my first post to this wonderful forum
I have a screened bottom board and theses little bugs seem to be coming from inside the hive.
They are very small and move a lot faster than the varroa mites which are lager than this bug
Should I bee concerned.
My first thought was bee louse
 

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This bug is much smaller than the SHB bug and it is not black
You have to look carefully to see these bugs on the board
The picture is magnified
 

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At this time of year I am seeing quite a few woodlouse (roly-poly, pill bug, doodle bug...etc.) nymphs. They are especially attracted to dark damp locations, like you might have underneath the edges of a bottom board. Could you be seeing these, too? They are quick, dark grey in color and rather rapid for their size.
 
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