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Small Hive Beetle (SHB) has been confirmed in South West Italy (September 2014).  In Scotland, and the rest of the UK, Bee Inspectors have increased surveillance programmes to monitor for exotic pests including SHB and Tropilaelaps mites.  Further information can be found on BeeBase.

Two SHB information posters have been produced, are available for you to download/print and use as material to publicise the threat of SHB to interested parties: