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

Sennertia congoicola Fain, 1971

Sennertia congoicola Fain, 1971: 265 (holotype and 3 paratype HDNs in MRAC, short description of HDN, collected from 1st metasomal segment); Klimov & OConnor, 2008: 227
Sennertia (Sennertia) congoicola: Fain, 1981a: 161, Figs. 18, 19, 22, 67 (redescription of HDN, included in key, assigned to cerambycina group); Haitlinger, 1999: 59 (comparison with S. herminae); Haitlinger, 2000: 17

"Mesotrichia striata" (type host)
Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) imitator Smith, 1854
Xylocopa (Mesotrichia) torrida (Westwood, 1838)
(Fain, 1971, 1981a)

Distribution. Democratic Republic of the Congo


Fain, A. 1971. Nouveaux hypopes du genre Sennertia Oudemans,1905. (Acarina: Glycyphagidae). Bulletin et Annales de la Societe Royale d'Entomologie de Belgique.107: 264-271.
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. 1999. Sennertia herminae sp. n. (Acari, Astigmata: Chaetodactylidae) a phoretic mite associated with Xylocopa sp. (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) from Madagascar. Folia Entomologica Hungarica.60: 57-59.
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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