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The content in on this site was created by the USDA APHIS Identification Technology Program (ITP) in cooperation with the University of Michigan (UM). This content is in the public domain and may be freely used except where otherwise indicated. However, we ask that appropriate akcnowledgement is given to the authors, USDA APHIS ITP, and UM (see below).

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Suggested tool citation

Klimov, P.B., B. OConnor, R. Ochoa, G.R. Bauchan, A.J. Redford, J. Scher. 2016. Bee Mite ID: Bee-Associated Mite Genera of the World. USDA APHIS Identification Technology Program (ITP), Fort Collins, CO. [date of access] <http://idtools.org/id/mites/beemites>

Suggested image citation

If no credit given in image caption
Photo by Pavel Klimov, Bee Mite ID (idtools.org/id/mites/beemites) OR
Drawing by Pavel Klimov, Bee Mite ID (idtools.org/id/mites/beemites)

If these individuals are credited in image caption
Photo by Lindsey Seastone and Laura Hartmann, USDA APHIS ITP
Photo [or Drawing] by Barry OConnor, University of Michigan
Photo by Ron Ochoa and Gary Bauchan, USDA ARS

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Disclaimers

While the authors have made every effort to provide accurate information in Bee Mite ID, the authors, UM, and USDA APHIS ITP specifically disclaim all legal liability with respect to the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information contained in this tool. The authors and associated institutions shall assume no legal liability for any damages, including direct, indirect, consequential, compensatory, special, punitive, or incidental damages arising from or relating to the use of Bee Mite ID: Bee-Associated Mite Genera of the World or the information and materials provided by or linked from Bee Mite ID: Bee-Associated Mite Genera of the World.

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