Bee Mites : Acari : Acariformes : Sarcoptiformes : Chaetodactylidae : Sennertia

Sennertia basilewskyi Fain, 1974

Sennertia basilewskyi Fain, 1974a: 215 (holotype HDN in MRAC); Klimov & OConnor, 2008: 223
Sennertia (Afrosennertia) basilewskyi: Fain, 1981a: 180, Figs 59-61 (unjustified paratype designation (from "Chedrion nigrihirtum" and Xylocopa africana)); Fain, 1982: 67 (comparison with Sennertia queenslandica)

Hosts. "Megachilidae MRAC n° M 42" (Bambesa) (type host), "Chedrion nigrihirtum" (Dingila), Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) africana (as Mesotrichia africana) (Bambesa) (Fain, 1974; Fain, 1981)
Distribution. Democratic Republic of the Congo: Haut-Congo Prov. ("Uélé") (Bambesa) (type locality), Dingila.

Fain, A. 1974. Nouveaux hypopes phorétiques d'Hyménoptères africains (Acarina: Sarcoptiformes). Revue de Zoologie Africaine.88: 213-219.
Fain, A. 1981. A revision of the phoretic deutonymphs (hypopi) of the genus Sennertia Oudemans, 1905 (Acari, Astigmata, Chaetodactylidae). Systematic Parasitology.3: 145-183.
Fain, A. 1982. Sennertia Oudemans (Acari, Chaetodactylidae) on Australian bees. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia.106: 67-70.
Klimov, P. B. & B. M. OConnor. 2008. Morphology, evolution, and host associations of bee-associated mites of the family Chaetodactylidae (Acari: Astigmata), with a monographic revision of North American taxa. Miscellaneous Publications Museum of Zoology University of Michigan.199: 1-243.



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