Sennertia ignota, phoretic deutonymph, ex Xylocopa viridis, Costa Rica, BMOC 05-0102-022
Fig. 1. Sennertia ignota, phoretic deutonymph, ex Xylocopa viridis , Costa Rica, BMOC 05-0102-022 Click to enlarge

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

Sennertia ignota Delfinado and Baker, 1976

Sennertia ignota Delfinado & Baker, 1976: 85, Figs 33, 34 (holotype and 11 paratype HDNs in USNM; original repositories NYSM (holotype, paratypes), NYSM and USNM (paratypes)); Baker & Delfinado-Baker, 1983: 119 (comparison with Sennertia faini); Klimov & OConnor, 2008: 230
Sennertia (Amsennertia) ignota: Fain, 1981a: 178; Alzuet & Abrahamovich, 1987: 346 (comparison with S. longipilis)
Senertia ignota [sic!]: Ramaraju & Mohanasundaram, 2001: 107 (comparison with S. leucothorae, S. bakeri, and S. carpenteri)

Material (show database records).
Xylocopa sp. (type host)
Xylocopa viridis Smith, 1854 (our data)
Distribution (show map). Peru: Piura (Talara) (type locality); Costa Rica (our data)
Note. Description of HDN, 10 paratype HDNs mentioned originally (Delfinado & Baker, 1976)

Baker, E. W. & M. Delfinado-Baker. 1983. New mites (Sennertia: Chaetodactylidae) phoretic on honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) in Guatemala. International Journal of Acarology.9: 117-121.
Delfinado, M. D. & E. W. Baker. 1976. Notes on hypopi (Acarina) associated with bees and wasps (Hymenoptera). Journal of the New York Entomological Society.84: 76-90.
Fain, A. 1981. A revision of the phoretic deutonymphs (hypopi) of the genus Sennertia Oudemans, 1905 (Acari, Astigmata, Chaetodactylidae). Systematic Parasitology.3: 145-183.
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.
Ramaraju, K. & M. Mohanasundaram. 2001. New phoretic mites (Acari: Chaetodactylidae) on carpenter bees from Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Acarology.27: 107-112.



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