Varroa Mite: Life Cycle & Reproduction


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How big are Varroa mite eggs?

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1. What is unusual about the first egg that an adult Varroa mite lays?

2. What are the two phases of development for nymph Varroa mite?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet combination, you can check to see what you know about the Varroa mite. You'll need to be familiar with the unusual nature of the first egg layed by an adult Varroa mite, among other details.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • The size of Varroa mite eggs
  • How the first egg an adult Varroa mite lays is unusual
  • Nymph Varroa mite phases of development
  • Where Varroa mites mate
  • The number of eggs a female Varroa mite can lay in her lifetime

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the size of Varroa mite eggs and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the phases of development for nymph Varroa mites
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about how many eggs female Varroa mites can lay

Additional Learning

To take a closer look at this topic, review the lesson titled Varroa Mite: Life Cycle & Reproduction. Here are a few examples of what's included in this lesson:

  • An overview of Varroa mite reproduction
  • What happens during the phoretic stage
  • Intervals in which female mites lay eggs