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ZomBee Watch

Find, collect, and contribute data on honey bees parasitized by zombie flies.

ZomBee Watch

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is partnering with San Francisco State University's Department of Biology to learn more about the zombie fly, Apocephalus borealis, and how this parasitoid (like a parasite, except they always kill their host) affects honey bees, Apis mellifera. You can join this investigation by becoming a ZomBee Hunter! More information on this project can be found at: ZomBee Watch

 

Keywords:

Topic - Zombee, zombie fly, honey bee, Apocephalus borealis

Audience - Public

Location - Los Angeles, CA

Goals - Research, Education

Other - Citizen Science

 

Collaborators:
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 
San Francisco State University Center for Computing for Life Sciences

 

Contacts:
Lila Higgins, Manager, Citizen Science and Live Animals email Lila Higgins

  213-763-3230

Richard Smart, Coordinator, Citizen Science Program email Richard Smart

   213-763-3535

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