Numbers indicate days since the egg was laid for drone or worker brood. Numbers in reverse video indicate day of emergence. Red filled circles are founders mites. Orange filled shapes are mated progeny female mites, with approximate yield indicated. Arrows indicate egg laid by the foundress mite, filled arrows indicating haploid (male) eggs and unfilled being diploid (female) eggs. Progeny mites can reinitiate the cycle after a 6-11 day duration phoretic phase.