Sennertia madagascarensis, phoretic deutonymph (holotype), ex Xylocopa sp., Madagascar, BMOC 74-0729-005
Fig. 1. Sennertia madagascarensis, phoretic deutonymph (holotype), ex Xylocopa sp., Madagascar, BMOC 74-0729-005 Click to enlarge

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

Sennertia madagascarensis Fain, 1971

Sennertia madagascarensis Fain, 1971: 270 (holotype and 17 paratype HDNs in MRAC); Klimov et al., 2007b: 125 (included in key)
Sennertia (Sennertia) madagascarensis: Fain, 1981a: 170, Figs 35, 39, 40 (redescription of HDN, included in key, assigned to horrida-group, emendation of number of paratypes (12)); OConnor, 1993a: 362 (generic character acquisition); Fain & Pauly, 2001: 125

Material (show database records).
Xylocopa (Prosopoxylocopa) mirabilis Hurd and Moure, 1963 (type host)
Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) calens Lepeletier, 1841
(Fain, 1971; Klimov et al., 2007b)
Distribution (show map). Madagascar: Antananarivo (Antananarivo) (as "Tananarive") (type locality)


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Fain, A. 1981. A revision of the phoretic deutonymphs (hypopi) of the genus Sennertia Oudemans, 1905 (Acari, Astigmata, Chaetodactylidae). Systematic Parasitology.3: 145-183.
Fain, A. & A. Pauly. 2001. Notes on phoretic deutonymphs of mites (Acari) associated with Old World Megachilidae and Anthophoridae (Insecta Hymenoptera), mainly from Madagascar 1. Families Chaetodactylidae, Acaridae, Histiostomatidae and Winterschmidtiidae (Astigmata). Belgian Journal of Entomology.3: 125-142.
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.
Klimov, P. B., S. B. Vinson & B. M. OConnor. 2007. Acarinaria in associations of apid bees and chaetodactylid mites. Invertebrate Systematics.21: 109-136.
OConnor, B. M. 1993. Generic relationships in the Chaetodactylidae (Acari: Astigmata) with description of a new genus. Acarologia.34: 345-362.



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