I transferred my 5 nuc frames into my flow hive today. The nuc came with an insulated foil sheet (like used inside car windscreens to keep the heat out).
There were 100 to 200 teas bees as a result of the I sulation as they got stuck between it and the roof of the nuc box. There were dozens of larvae around the deas bees that were about 4mm long and 1mm thick. I thought these must have been SHB but after reading about it they are too small to be SHB. Any idea what they are? I didn’t do a thorough inspection of the comb as I just wanted to get the frames moved into the hive. What I did see was lots of empty foundation.
There are SHB in the nuc as I tapped a few out of the trap that came with the nuc.
Any insight is appreciated.