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

Sennertia benoiti Fain, 1974

Sennertia benoiti Fain, 1974a: 218 (holotype HDN (#152422) in MRAC, paratypes not explicitly designated; Fain (1980) mentioned 12 paratype HDNs from same sample as holotype); Fain, 1980: 988, Figs 9-10 (redescription of HDN, emendation of type host and locality data); Klimov & OConnor, 2008: 223.
Sennertia (Sennertia) benoiti: Fain, 1981a: 157, Fig. 72 (assigned to cerambycina-group, unjustified designation of paratypes from Ceratina atopura); Sennertia (Sennertia) benoiti: Haitlinger, 2000: 17

Hosts. "Ceratina sp. (n° 283 A) (Fain, 1974a) or (n° 283 B) (Fain, 1980), Ceratina (Pithitis) atopura (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Distribution. Côte dʼIvoir: Bafing, 7 km ESE Touba (type locality), Democratic Republic of the Congo


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Fain, A. 1980. Hypopes du genre Sennertia Oudemans, 1905 (Acari, Chaetodactylidae) phoretiques sur les hymenopteres des genres Ceratina et Pithitis (Ceratinidae) en Afrique. Revue de Zoologie Africaine.94: 984-992.
Fain, A. 1981. A revision of the phoretic deutonymphs (hypopi) of the genus Sennertia Oudemans, 1905 (Acari, Astigmata, Chaetodactylidae). Systematic Parasitology.3: 145-183.
Haitlinger, R. 2000. Sennertia aldeodadi sp. n. (Acari: Astigmata, Chaetodactylidae), a mite associated with undetermined Anthophoridae (Hymenoptera) from Mauritius. Folia Entomologica Hungarica.61: 17-21.
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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