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

Sennertia duweinii Sherbef and Duweini, 1980

Sennertia duweinii Sherbef & Duweini, 1980: 245 (holotype and 10 paratypes, repository not indicated; description of HDN, found inside acarinarium); Klimov & OConnor, 2008: 228

Biology. Deutonymphs were collected inside acarinarium (Sherbef & Duweini, 1980). The type of acarinarium is not specified, but probably it is the metasoma acarinarium.
Hosts. Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) aestuans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Distribution. Originally not indicated, probably Egypt.


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.
Sherbef, G. M. & P. K. El-Duweini. 1980. Sennertia duweinii sp. n. (Acaridida: Chaetodactylidae) in Egypt. Proceedings of 1st Conference of Plant Protection Research Institute.3: 245-250.



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