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

Sennertia mesotrichia Fain, 1971

Sennertia mesotrichia Fain, 1971: 265 (holotype and paratype HDNs in MRAC); Klimov & OConnor, 2008: 232
Sennertia (Sennertia) mesotrichia: Fain, 1981a: Figs 2, 3, 5, 66 (redescription of HDN, included in key, assigned to group cerambycina); Haitlinger, 2000: 17

Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) africana (Fabricius, 1781) (type host) (as Mesotrichia africana) (Bambesa, "several other localities")
Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) lepeletieri Enderlein, 1903 (as Mesotrichia lepeletieri) (Katompi)
Xylocopa (Xylomelissa) hottentotta Smith, 1854 (as Xylocopa tarsata) (Ituri)
(Fain, 1971; Fain, 1981a)
Distribution. Democratic Republic of the Congo: Bambesa (type locality) and other localities, including Katompi and Ituri


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. 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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