Another Threat to Bees?

Adding to the list of threats to bees comes a parasite that scientists believe has evolved to infect honey bees.  The Apopcephalus borealis, or zombie fly, infects honey bees causing erratic behavior including night flying and hive abandonment. The zombie fly lays eggs inside the honey bee and when the eggs hatch, they eventually destroy the bee’s brain. Recently, the first report of a parasitized bee appeared in New York for the first time. Read more here