Mites Drive Deformed Wing Virus in Honeybees (2 of 3) (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Caption This image shows Varroa mites on honeybees. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the Feb. 5, 2016, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by L. Wilfert at University of Exeter in Penryn, UK, and colleagues was titled, "Deformed wing virus is a recent global epidemic in honeybees driven by Varroa mites." Credit Prof. Stephen Martin, University of Salford Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the material when publishing. This material may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.