The small hive beetle is a beekeeping pest. It is endemic to sub-Saharan Africa, but has spread to many other locations, including North America, Australia, and the Philippines. Hive Beetle is a major threat to honey producers as the larvae tunnel through hives and consume honeycomb, pollen and honey. Larvae also defecate and leave slime behind them causing the honey to ferment. Apithor Hive Beetle trap is the only registered, chemical based trap for the control this pest. Apithor is the simple and successful way to save your hives from the damaging effects of the hive beetle. This single use, disposable device controls the beetles, without harming you, your bees or your honey.