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

Sennertia greeni (Oudemans, 1917)

Hericia greeni Oudemans, 1917: 345 (holotype not designated, syntypes in RMNH (Buitendijk, 1945); short description of feeding instars, including male and female; no HDNs found)
"tiny mite" Green, 1902: 233 (proposed to be possible developmental stage of Dinogamasus (=Greenia) (Laelapidae))
Sennertia greeni: Oudemans, 1924: 330; Zachvatkin, 1941: 42; Lombert et al., 1987: 113; Klimov & OConnor, 2008: 228

Hosts. Found in nest of Xylocopa (Mesotrichia) tenuiscapa Westwood, 1840 (as Koptorthosoma tenuiscapa).
Distribution. Sri Lanka: Central (Eton estate) ("Eton Estate, Punduloga, Ceylon")


Green, E. E. 1902. On some parasites of Xylocopa tenuiscapa, Westw. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 2nd Ser.8: 232-233.
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.
Lombert, H. A. P. M., B. M. OConnor, F. S. Lukoschus & J. O. Whitaker, Jr. . 1987. Ontogeny, systematics and ecology of Sennertia (Amsennertia) americana Delfinado & Baker, 1976 (Acari: Chaetodactylidae) from the nest of the carpenter bee, Xylocopa virginica (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae). International Journal of Acarology.13: 113-129.
Oudemans, A. C. 1917. Acarologische Aanteekehingen LXII. Entomologische Berichten (Amsterdam).4: 341-348.
Oudemans, A. C. 1924. Acarologische Aanteekehingen LXXVII. Entomologische Berichten (Amsterdam).6: 317-336.
Zachvatkin, A. A. 1941. Tiroglifoidnue kleshchi Tyroglyphoidea [=Tyroglyphoid mites Tyroglyphoidea]. In Fauna SSSR: Paukoobraznuye, ed. S. A. Zernov, 475. Moscow-Leningrad: Akademiya Nauk SSSR.



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